Breeding goats for milk production around the world is very popular, it is at least 60%. A large gap in the production of goat’s milk is shown in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan. A good pace can be traced development in the countries of southern Europe and the CIS countries. On the territory of Russia, dairy goats were more widely distributed at home farmsteads. The best dairy breeds are: Zaanen, Alpine, Toggenburg, and, of course, Russian white.
Russian white goats were a kind of result of work that was conducted for more than one century in a row, the best representatives of the North-West and Central regions of Russia crossed with imported goats from Switzerland and Europe. The resulting breed is very simple in content, strong, well adapted in a difficult Russian climate, therefore on the territory of the Russian Federation this species has long enjoyed the great love of the population. This species is most common in the following territories, primarily in the central and northwestern regions of the Russian Federation, where the number of goats is estimated to be more than one million head.
The Russian goat is often painted white, but it is worth noting that there are also black, like the night, red as autumn leaves, and so, noble gray for these animals is quite possible. The wool of this breed of goats is not long, if not quite short, with a fifteen percentage of fluff, which, with the help of combing, will allow you to get at least 200 grams of fluff each year.
The structure of the trunk of the Russian white is characteristic of the milk type. The body looks like a barrel, the chest is bulky. On the legs the animal is not tall, strong, the joints are well developed and expressed, the legs are straight, the back slightly sloping. The head is beautiful, light, slightly elongated, it may be either cloddy or with large horns in the shape of a sickle, the ears are graceful, neat, standing. The beard is in the representatives of both sexes rare in goats and more dense in goats. The udder resembles a pear in shape with strong nipples pointing slightly forward.
Weigh goats from forty to fifty kilograms, and goats weigh from fifty-five to seventy kilograms.
When slaughtering meat production of this breed is not high, but highly valued leather is highly valued. It is used to produce chevrolet, as well as other types of skin.
Goats of Russian white breed highly prolific bring in one lamb for two or three goats. From a hundred mothers one can expect the appearance of one hundred and fifty or even two hundred kids.
The milk productivity of this breed is rather high, it ranges from three hundred and fifty to eight hundred liters of milk, with fat content from four and a half percent to five in eight months of lactation, but if the conditions of goat content are close to ideal in this case, it is realistic to get milk more. The most that it was possible to milk with a Russian white is a thousand kilograms of milk.
Thanks to this breed, many others were created, to which she transferred her capabilities among them: Valdai, Yaroslavl, Gorky, Ryazan and others, therefore the fact that this breed very well influences the fixing of important signs or their improvement, and this does not need proof.
Russian white goat breed