Breed name: Barbari goat
Description: Barbari goat is a small sized mostly found in the north-western arid and semi-arid regions of India. It is one of the 23 registered goat breeds in India and is found in Agra, Etah, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Bharatpur district of Rajasthan. As well as in Jhelum and Sargodha districts in Punjab Province, Pakistan. Basically the Barbari goat originated in Berbera, Somalia of East Africa. Probably this breed derives its name from it’s origin place Berbera. The way of Barbari goat and it’s migration to India is unknown. But probably the traders of medieval period might have brought them to India through sea and land routes during their business entourage. Agra, Etah and Etawah are the breeding tract of Barbari goat in India. Today the breed is well adapted for Indian conditions and gaining popularity as meat goats.