Kota Bak is also known as "Karoli"
It is named after its native region, Kota district of Rajasthan in north-western India.
These goat breeds are distributed throughout the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat.
Kota goats are being reared for the production of milk, meat and skin.
Kota goat skin is popular in tanning industry.
Kota goat is similar to beetle goat.
Basically, Kota goats are large sized animals with long legs.
The coat color of the Kota goat is predominantly black with white spots on the ears and muzzle.
Some white, brown and speckled goats are also found.
The body of the Kota goat is covered with thick hairs which are short and coarse.
Kota goats have long flat hooked ears which are about 24-25 cm long.
The horns of both the male and the female are turned upward and backward.
The average birth weight of a Kota goat is about 1.5 to 2.0 kg.
Kota goats give birth to 1 baby and twins make up about 40%.
Kota goat can give 1 to 2 liters of milk daily.
Totapuri goat breeds are mostly reared for the production of milk, meat, skin.
|Size (Average)||Adult Kota Male||Adult Kota Female|
|Body weight (kg)||50-55||40-45|
|Body length (cm)||84||77|
|Chest girth (cm)||86||79|