The breed derives it same form its habitat Osmanabad in Maharashtra where it is found in most pure form.
The breed is mainly concentrated and found in Latur, Parbhani, Ahamednagar and Solanpur district of Maharashtra besides Osmanabad. It has spread over a wide range of agro- climatic conditions in Vidharva, Marathwada, western – Maharshtra and adjoining parts of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The breed is considered useful both for meat and milk. Average daily yield varies from 0.5 to 1.5 kg for a lactation length of about 4 months. The dressing percentage varies from 45 to 50. In favorable conditions the does will breed regularly twice a year and twinning is common
|SIZE||BUCKS (Male)||DOES (Female)|
|Body Weight||34 kg||32 kg|
|Body Length||68 cm||66 cm|
|Chest Girth||72 cm||71 cm|
- Osmanabadi goats can accommodate easily in any part of india.
- Fast growth and excellent feed conversion ratio
- Twining is common. Triplest and quadruplets may also occurs.
- Osmanabadi goats are known due to their reproductive capacity and yeilding milk.