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Goat breeds: Malaguena

Goat breeds: Malaguena

Origin and diffusion

Breed native to southern Spain (Malaga). Also highly bred in the area of ​​Seville, Córdoba, Cadiz, Huelva, and in the rest of the provinces of Andalusia and Extremadura, Castilla Leon.
It is a breed characterized by a marked rusticity and it adapts well to both intensive and extensive breeding.

Morphological and productive characteristics

Average height at the withers:
- Males a. 65-78 centimeters
- Females a. 55-70 centimeters

Medium weight:
- Males a. kg. 60-75
- Females a. 45-60

Productive data:
Multipare: 600 - 700 liters of milk distributed over 280 - 300 days
Primipare400 - 500 lt per item
with values ​​of 5.8% fat and 4.1% protein.

Average of 2 kids per birth; live weight of 8-9 kg in 30 days of life.

Malagueña goat (photo www.mapama.gob.es)

Malagueña goats (photo www.mapama.gob.es)


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