The breed is also known as Ajmeri, Devgarhi and Parbatsar. Sirohi goats can be found over the Ajmer, Bhilwara, Jaipur and Tonk districts.
Sirohi Goat's characteristics
Sirohi goat is a medium sized animals. It has predominantly brown colored coat with dark or light brown patches. On occasion, the color of a very few goats may be completely white. The body is covered with fairly dense soft and coarse hair. The hair grows at the rate of about 2 centimeter per year. Sirohi goats have medium sized flat dropping ears (much like leaf), and most of the goats are wattled. Both Sirohi buck and doe have small horns which is curved upward and backward. Their tail is curved upward and medium in length.
Sirohi goat is popular for its weight gain capability, even under poor quality rearing conditions. They are easily adaptable to different climatic conditions and are resistant to major goat diseases. They are also well adapted to the hot and dry climatic conditions. Like most other goat breeds, Sirohi goats also love grazing.