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Sumi-Ne Goat, Nagaland Long Hair Goat

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Accession number: INDIA_GOAT_1400_ SUMINE _06028

Country: India

Home Tract: Nagaland

Morphological Characters


Body: Medium sized

Body Coat: Coat colour is white with black patches on head, neck and legs.

Head: Straight

Ears: Horizontal

Horns: Pointed, small sized and curved backwards

Beard: Present

Remarks: Reared by Sumi tribes in traditional open range system with almost zero input. Reared mainly for its silky fibre. Long silky fibres obtained from these goats are used by local people for making traditional items with socio-cultural significance.

References

NBAGR, “REGISTERED BREEDS OF GOAT,” ICAR- National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, (NBAGR), Karnal [Web Reference]

NBAGR, “SUMI-NE GOAT, National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal-132001 (Haryana) [Web Reference]

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