Gulaabi Goat – Карельский зоопарк

Gulaabi Goat

Class: Mammals

Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Bovidae

Weight: 90-130 kg

Height: up to 130 cm

Body length: about 50 cm

Color: coat color is white or white with red and brown spots on the head and ears

Age of sexual maturity: 18 months

Gestation period: about 150 days

Lifespan: about 7-9 years

Habitat: widely distributed in Pakistan, USA, India, Malaysia, and UAE. Gulaabi goats are also bred in some farms in Russia.

Diet: straw, root vegetables, hay, silage, compound feed, fresh vegetables, bran, corn, oats, barley, oak and birch twigs.

Did you know?

  • Breeders claim that the Gulaabi goat can think and understands human commands, behaving similarly to cats.
  • The word “Gulaabi” means “pink” in Urdu.
  • The skin of Gulaabi goats is very sensitive to sunlight and prone to burns, so outdoor grazing in sunny weather should be organized under shaded shelters.
  • In the USA, Gulaabi goats are often kept on small family farms as pets due to their distinctive friendliness.