The Kamori goat is a popular and beautiful breed of goat. It is a milk goat breed which is found in the Sindh province of Pakistan. Actually the Kamori goat is mostly found in the districts of Dadu, Nawabshah and Larkana in the Sindh province. The breed is mainly popular for it’s beautiful appearance and milk production. Pakistan has been divided into 10 agro-ecological zones (AEZs): Indus Delta, southern irrigated plain, sandy desert, northern irrigated plains, Barani (rainfed) areas, wet mountains, northern dry mountains, western dry mountains, dry western plateau and the Sulaiman Piedmont (PARC 1980). And is a geographically diverse, with coastal beaches, lagoons and mangrove swamps in the south; sandy deserts, fertile plains and dissected upland in the centre; and valleys, snow-covered peaks and glaciers in the north. It has an estimated population of 135.3 million people and a population growth rate of 2.77%. Agriculture is the largest sector of the economy, contributing 24% of GDP, although this represents a decrease from 29% in 1984–85. It accounts for half of the employed labor force and is the largest source of foreign exchange earnings. Its growth rate over the last five decades has remained at around 4% per annum. There are 34 breeds of goat, of which the most important are Beetal, Dera Din
Kamori goats are easily characterized by their body type, color and beautiful appearance. They are famous for their distinctive body structure with long ears, neck and unique colors. They have a large body and a very distinctive coat color.
Body of the purebred goats is dark brown in color with small coffee-colored or dark patches over their entire body. They have long and well developed body. And the udder and teats of the Kamori does are fairly developed. The breed is a medium to large goat breed. On average the bucks weight about 60 kg and the does about 50 kg
Kamori goats are mainly raised as a dairy goat breed. Average milk production from a doe is approximately 1.5 liters. But they are also good for meat production. Purebred Kamori goat is very expensive and rare. Sometimes they are sold for a very high price mainly because of their uniqueness and rarity. There is also a less expensive version of this breed, which is a crossed version or hybrid. These goats have been crossed with Patairee goats for producing less expensive version which is similar to the Kamori’s in body structure. Patairee is another goat breed form Pakistan, but mainly found in Sindh province.
Mainly raised for milk production, but also suitable for meat production.
Medium to Large
About 60 kg
About 50 kg
Body of the purebred Kamori goats is dark brown in color with small coffee-colored or dark patches over their entire body.