Damascus Goats

These goats are mainly raised in Syria and Cyprus. They have improved dual purposes viz. meat and milk. They are tall, hairy and brownish coloured and have pendulous ears. Adult male can weigh from 70 to 90 kgs and adult female can weigh from 50 to 60 kgs. Kids can reach 25kgs in six months. As the mothers have high milk yield, kids are basically strong. Their twinning capacity is about 50%.