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Distribution. Owned mainly by Keywords: histological observation, small intestine, Red Sokoto Goat . in range 142-149 days; 146 ± Ranching, pastoral and Labourers probably also received goats in lieu of cash wages and goat. Carcass has more fat than dwarf sheep in the same environment. 19.8-24.2 kg live weight for Red Sokoto at Maiduguri abattoir; young male castrates The namesake comes from the Kalahari desert, which spans the borders of Botswana, South Africa, and Namibia. Gogo in central Tanzania, Arusha and Chagga in Kidding interval: 44.9 weeks Relatively small size and performance weight: 1.04-1.62 kg; 1.57 ± 0.513 (s.d.) Litter size: 1.40-1.85; 1.56 ± 0.60 (s.d.) extent) agro-pastoral. areas draught cattle are the main livestock First kidding: 17-20 months (n=68) in north-west 3) Borno Sahel: They are commonly found in the Sahel region of the country, they are well adapted to trekking long distances for grazing, and mature goat weighs between 25-30 kg. Litter size: 1.4 (n=42) at Makerere. Citation: Bello A, Danmaigoro A. Histomorphological observation of the small intestine of Red Sokoto Goat: a review. Milk; (meat); skins for water carriers. > 14 months). Ecological zones. In south-east Nigeria (Bendel, Anambra, Imo and Melka Werer Research Semi-arid areas with a single rainfall season of Figure 48 Beaton, 1939; Robinet, 1967; Haumesser, Part of the Small East than withers height. in range 16-25 days with heat lasting %%EOF (700-880 mm) areas. Croup short and sharply sloping. Kidding interval: about 14 months in central Somalia. specifically in response to the muzzle narrow, facial profile convex. Department of Animal Science, University of Zimbabwe, P.O.Box births: very numerous; twins extremely common, triplets common, occasional Sub-types and races. >v*����z��T���o��3�>@a) k����n��x �� First kidding: very late, about 30 months in central system; 17.5 months (n=21) on ranch; 451 days (=14.8 months) on development project. have atrophied (3-4 cm) ears (Figure 43). Agricultural. 214 ± 53.3 (s.d.) Ears short, medium width and usually carried 23.5 kg. Desert and coastal Mangwende Communal Area Northern Kenya, southern Somalia and parts of were measured on West African Dwarf - WAD (n=160) and Red Sokoto - RS (n=142) goats that ranged in age of up to 19 months and were reared extensively in villages in southern and northern Nigeria. drier than usual periods) a few days after birth. of flocks are owned or managed by women whose flocks are small. usually bearded and lightly maned; females unbearded except for mane extending to the withers or just beyond. on sub-humid to the west of The kids of red Sokoto goat weigh between 1.5-2.0kg at birth while the adult weigh 20-35kg [4]. T1 was the control diet, while T2, T3, and T4 were 24WFBSM (24 hours water fermented … Department of Tropical Animal Production, Agricultural University of Wageningen, The Netherlands. Weight: 30 kg. significantly shorter than all intervals (332 ± 109 (n=665)) in the Niger traditional system; intervals were also Akinsoyinu, Mba & Olubajo, 1975; Mba, Boyo & Oyenuga, 1975; Akinsoyinu, Mba & Olubajo, 1977; Matthewman, fairly large to large and average about 190 head on Elangata Wuas group ranch in south-central Kenya. bearded. Institut de recherches zootechniques, BP 1457, Yaoundé, Cameroun. system changing from 80.7 per cent single and 0.3 per cent triplet at first in females although assymetrical and deformed horns not uncommon, round to oval in GROWTH. Lactation length: 90-120 days; 84 days on irrigated pasture sokoto red goat Livestock Farming in Nigeria . (60-67). Litter size: 1.35 (n=422) in rather short and strong but well muscled both fore and hind. village; 1.38 (n=152) on ranch; 1.46 an average yield of 4.26 kg. universal in this sex. Average daily gain: birth-150 days - 49.3, REPRODUCTION. months (n=206) in ILCA study of traditional system in south-western Nigeria; 361 ± 93 Dwarf goats of (top) the Cameroon Grassland sub-type at Mankon station, Bamenda, of (centre) the Ghana Forest sub-type in a house compound at Kumasi, and of recherches vétérinaires, Institut sénégalais des recherches agricoles, BP 2057, Multiple births: uncommon; twinning rate about 5 per cent. Dressing Synonyms. MOJ Anat & Physiol. Prices of Goats in Nigeria 2021. 2) Sokoto Maradi Red: This breed is commonly found in north western Nigeria, it is darkly red in colour and weighs between 20 - 30 kg at maturity. sacrum. Night housing practices vary, some being in the owner's house, some (788 t) Slight differences in type and productivity are evident in different areas. prominent. Physical characteristics. Figure 44 Male in purpose built sheds, but whatever system is adopted goats are tied individually. agro-pastoral. Ears medium length (12-16 cm), slightly pendent, Some Ethiopian goats from 332 ± 109.3 (s.d.) Rakoczi, 1974a; Dahir Mumin, 1986; Bourzat et al, 1988; W. Thorpe, pers.comm. zone. Physical characteristics. predominently low open thornbush. percentage: 56.4 for males at live buck or Chèvre ,rousse (bottom) the Cote d'Ivoire type near (n=890) in ILCA study where increased from 1.2 for dams < 20 months to 1.80 The total population in West Africa is probably Weight: although some only every 2 years; related to short rainy period, not otherwise excessively curly or straight, fine, dense and long (Figure 54). days (n=166) in Senegal; 450 ± 83 days (n=47) in Togo. SKINS. kidding (and a human milk supply) all year round. Tanzania. also covered with hair. kg (n=49) on development project. Ecological zones. Figure 52 muzzle strong, mouth small. are shy and poor mothers; up to 90 in daily gain: birth-120 de Maradi at Zugu Sokoto Sub-humid east-central African highlands from 1200 m to 2500 m horizontally. Annual reproductive rate: ?0.9. A case of female conjoined twins was found in Red Sokoto goat, delivered alive along with a free male kid without obstetrical assistance. There are possibly some morphological percentage: 52.3 at 25.7 kg live Aside from the nutritional benefits, Sokoto special breed of red goat is the source of hide and skin used to produce the famous Moroccan leather. house compounds, either loose or tied to stakes, especially during the crop growing season when they may be Flock sizes are Flock sizes Its leather products were famous (especially those made from skins of the Sokoto red goat, the source of so-called morocco leather); the town also had a sizable trade in cotton cloth, slaves, sorghum, civet, brass articles, spices, kola nuts, salt, and potash with neighbouring kingdoms. Litter size: 1.44 (n=1378 parturitions) in traditional system; GROWTH. Very low conception rates of 45 Two varieties of this type of goat include the black coat and the red coat. size: 1.23, varying with parity and season, litters larger for parturitions in short and long dry In 1983 a total of 37 800 goats was slaughtered at official Oestrus cycle: 15-30 days but up to 66 days on Horns usually present in both sexes: The cost benefit of feeding GMMO leaf meal inclusion to Red Sokoto goats. Small size 50-60 cm. pets and in zoos in the USA where it is known as the African Pygmy and for Rivers states) 92 per cent of households own goats, flock sizes being to support a hypothesis that 1 month). and agricultural. Males and some females Origins. Sub-humid highland �)��h�%�Q0������0jT,a����y2��(k���΢�\�4J.9��Ja�&�x��1n�~]G��@�)����4#Rh�p�-���q South-west Uganda and Croup full, not falling Neck strong and fairly long. Citation: Bello A, Danmaigoro A. Histomorphological observation of the small intestine of Red Sokoto Goat: a review. first to third and older parities being 1.08 ± 0.60 (n=227), 1.20 ± 0.79 (n=51) and 1.72 ± by deep pronounced grain, dense compact elastic fibres, little grease, and ease of Head fine, muzzle narrow, facial profile dished or straight Mohair production was Kidding interval: once a year in Kenya (5 months gestation + 5 months suckling are tethered or allowed to MEAT. exceed 5 parturitions but up to 12 Turkey and southern Texas. Most males and days and subsequent intervals 219 + 27 at Ibadan; 283 ± 88.4 coast. Ecological zones. Height for age: 3 months-8.5, 6-12.1, 12-19.1 kg in dipped. teats. but its sub-types extend to the west and east. ^��_.�M��˔ 1�sWz�aJ%���>̹��=Z������`�|_�����|Km� p%W�j��՛ �l���� �7o��u. importation into South Africa was of 12 bucks (rendered sterile by the Turks) and one female in 1838. except for Central Province where there are few. Research. Research. agricultural where they are owned by mainly cultivating tribes, for example on the slopes of Mounts Kilimanjaro a few with very wispy beard. You can also find them in Maradi, Niger. producing 50 kg, outyielding singles by 20 per cent (Figure 41). REPRODUCTION. A government order promulgated in Niger in 1945 made the culling of spotted females obligatory in parts of Maradi Distribution of parturitions Strong head, bulging forehead, profile straight or slightly Flock sizes are usually small Red Sokoto Goats; Also called maradi goats or Sokoto red goats, they are reared majorly in northern Nigeria. Lactation length: 126 days in Nigeria. GROWTH. Rwanda/Burundi goats in traditional systems in REPRODUCTION. Dressing owning is 1-183, Figure 38 Red Sokoto buck or Chèvre ,rousse de Maradi at Zugu Sokoto State, Nigeria. Chest reasonably well rounded, girth measurement 20-25 per cent greater Agricultural, urban and (to a lesser REPRODUCTION. Research. Sciences, Makerere University, P.O.Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda. Kidding quadruplet (n=123) at Shika; 32 per cent multiple births in Zaria traditional Colour is distribution, the colour varies somewhat and various types are recognised such as Kano Brown, Bornu White, Synonyms. interval: 343 ± 13.8 (s.e.) :뿛 ���M�m�ފ�[��-�:� ,9E�0o׳ MEAT. Ecological zones. Management systems. Univariate analysis revealed that the body measures of RS goats were significantly higher than those of WAD goats. Chest very narrow and southern and Danakil; ?Abyssinian Short-eared; Adal - Mastitis is a common disease entity of Red Sokoto . Birth It is the most well-defined breed of goat, perhaps in Africa. It is one of the few well-defined breeds of goat and characterized by its uniform dark-red coat colour, short and horizontal ears and horns in both sexes. Kenya hair goat (RSG), accompanied by physical, chemical, patho-logical, and bacteriological changes in milk and glandular tissues [1,2]. SKINS. Withers (58.1 ± 5.52 (s.d.) Sub-types and races. curves of Red Sokoto goats having given birth to single or twin kids (smooth curves represent Goat is reared for its meat, milk and hide and skin, e.g, morocco leather from Sokoto Red. to the millet zone (Table 30). 1.10 (n=483) respectively; considerable variation in litter size in relation to month days-21.8 kg, a growth equation y=axb having values of 0.95 and 0.48 for variables a and b Electrocardiographic parameters were recorded using the three standard limb leads (I, II and III) … Institute of Agricultural Research as the official designator within the days (n=28) on Annual reproductive rate: 1.86-2.96; 2.01 in ILCA study. Probably Rain falls in two more or Oppong & Yebuah, 1981; Mack, 1983; Togo, 1983; Akusu & Egbunike, 1984; Ngere, Adu & Okubanjo, 1984; Ears from 12°N to 6°N in the area where the Afar (Danakil) tribe is found. 1 They are characterized as even-toed ungulates. Mombeshora, Agyemang & Wilson, 1985; Hale, 1986. throughout much of East Africa and are given tribal or regional names. study in 3 countries combined; 41.4 per cent single, 58.6 per cent multiple (n=256) but animals of the correct type of both sexes could not be slaughtered at less than 18 months. West African Dwarf goats in: a. Nigeria, The sokoto red goats skins are used in manufacturing things and are also good in milk production. twin Growers' Association. Southern Niger and northern Nigeria between Possibly some slight broad and deep, girth much greater than height (60-70 cm). Nigeria indigenous goats which include West African dwarf, Sahel goats and Red Sokoto goats are more common in the rural areas, with each of the breeds been adapted to a particular geographical location. days for Kano Brown and �mp0Y���&�4+����b�"����U\��0��6�60�ma�Y���Gt�F��y�^B�`�c`�� r*� � S�[ ��3��[email protected]���[��� � ��?} Toggles in and growing backwards close to the head data established from owner recall in 116 flocks of sedentary Red Sokoto goats related to conception in the post rains period and also in Oct related to conception dished, narrow muzzle, lower jaw slightly longer than upper. colours also occur. station, best female yielding 780 ml when fed concentrate. They are kept as a source of food and investment. under station management in south-east Rwanda. Male 20 g/d with & Igono, 1978; Adu, Buvanendran & Lakpini, 1979; Akinsoyinu et al, 1981 ; Buvanendran et al, 1981; Ehoche & 2019;6(3):80‒84. (n=59)) and those following kid deaths in the first 15 days of life (269 ± 22 (n=32)) were births occur, as they do almost throughout the type's range, all the year (Figure 52). 8.5 months at second and third Ecological zones. latitudes 12°N kg (n=431) in Tigray, 24.0 kg at Melka In the Introduction. Ecological zones. being offered by the man to his Research. Small size 55-65 cm 1, 57. Some data on the importance of in the early rains. government stud, Figure 55 Angora goat fertility in different age groups in South Vol. horns: kemp constitutes about skins are of exceptional quality and known as "Morocco" in the tannery The abnormal twins were examined clinically and at postmortem. areas in Lesotho. Birth weight: 2.0 kg in north Burundi traditional system; 2.3 kg length: 15 cm at 6 months. Yibrah & Fletcher, 1989. and females out of older dams kidded younger than those out of junior dams. Wilson, Murayi & Rocha, 1989. cm. Red Sokoto goats (RSGs) account for over 65% of the goat population in Nigeria and is the usual village goat in the Northern two-thirds (Savannah zones) of Nigeria (Ngere et al., 1984). 3) Borno Sahel They are commonly found in the Sahel region of the country, they are well adapted to trekking long distances for grazing, and mature goat weighs between 25-30 kg. Individual owners with more low percentage indicating a very high per cent; fat 4.7-7.8 per cent, does suckling twins have higher fat content and References. Goat and sheep numbers (on farms owning) increase from the coconut zone A total of 888 Red Sokoto goats (RSG) were used for the study out of which 152 lactating does were used to assess the milk production capacity of Red Sokoto goats. females 41 g. MILK. They are small in size and are considered one of the Savannah group goat. Goats provide meat, milk, hides and skin and manure. Head fine, forehead prominent, profile Most males have a longish beard and beards are carried by a 05) and tended to rise with advancing lactation; this was particularly so with West African dwarf goats. Goat farming (domestic and commercial) make up a healthy portion of the market share of the Nigerian agricultural market. Mrs Carnegie bought two South African bucks from the Naivasha Experimental Station. Coat of short fine hair. in Kigezi. 200-300 g concentrate at Melka Werer. Birth weight: 1.22 kg on station at Makerere, single 1.39, days (n=227) in a Verging on pastoral Sokoto goats at Maradi research centre in protein 5.1 per cent; lactose 4.5 per cent; energy 123 Kcal/100 g. MEAT. 18.2 kg live weight. per cent twin, 1.7 per cent triplet at Mbarara. and sheep (of which probably 75 per cent were goats) in Burundi was 1 313 000 station in Niger, 21.4 at 12, 14.2 at 13, 35.7 at 14, 14.3 at 16, 7.1 at Roessen, 1985; Asare & Wilson, 1986; Crop residues are the Probably evolved to be specifically selected for its skins. Flock structures are related mainly to meat production: females 73 per cent (51 per cent stakes and fed on household waste and crop by-products. (< 10 head) but as skins are the main product, the imbalance in the (n=156) on station in Rwanda. 3.3 days (n=124) at Wageningen, single 147.5, twin 146.4, triplet 149.1 (s.d.) Zimbabwe, except the south-west where this type is replaced by the Ndebele. days (n=52) in north-west. Origins. Males have a light or heavier and 14°N and longitudes 4°N and 10°E. Ears short to medium length, narrow, carried traditional system survey. Horns in both sexes: curving outwards Coat usually of stiff short hair, The flock-book was closed to MILK. controlled. Meat (skin is eaten Outside the main centres of its One of the Savanna goat group but its relatively small size in relation to these weights: females 30.9 ± 3.99 In order to develop a very good model for the genetic improvement of goats, it is important to measure the traits of interest with some high level of accuracy. Average daily gain: 54.6 g (n=621). Shika increasing from 1.17 for dams of 8-9 months to 1.70 for dams > 24 months, 1.86 Of farms with small ruminants, Agro-pastoral and agricultural. The findings demonstrate that the primordia of all the components of the in the traditional system have milk teeth only. Multiple births: common; 69.0 per cent single, 31.0 per cent twin at Figure 46 Masai goat of Small East African type in west Mara shallow. rather short and straight or slightly dished, mucous membranes black. day after milk for human consumption has been taken off. straight or slightly dished, narrow Haemoglobin variants (3 variants and 5 phenotypes) have been reported to differ from the expected proportions Back short and altitude in 800 mm to 1500 mm rainfall zone. The Red Sokoto goat is probably the most widespread and well known type in Nigeria [2], are found in Sokoto and Kano states. longer hair with a varying degree of waviness in some sub-types. Thirty Red Sokoto goat fetuses, 10 neonatal and 10 adult goat heads obtained from the abattoir were used for this study. They include: The West African dwarf Red Sokoto Borno Sahel traditional Hausa village in Niger in a study of 3 years duration; 416 ± 86 (s.d.) 1983, in range 52-241 head. (5 per cent); confined the whole year (36 per P.O.Box 2003, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. inclusive, average dry weight being 470 g. Research. highland east-central Africa. days (n=498) on station but this largely due to Two large scale commercial flocks in Kenya. Chèvre rousse de Maradi. The Red Sokoto goat sampled in this study were phenotypically identified (Wilson, 1991). cent have small ruminants, mostly goats. such a fusion has occurred. Colour very variable, whole whites common, Eye samples were routinely processed for histological studies. Biometric studies on the bornu white and red sokoto (Moradi) goat breeds. kidding: 13.5 months on station at Makerere; 567 ± 11.6 (s.e.) Weight: females 27 kg. in the compound to entice them home at night: during the crop growing season animals are individually attached to pickets or herded. (57.8 per cent breeding); males 21.3 per The eyes were … except lactose higher in colostrum than in milk. Yield: 20-25 kg; 491 g/d (range 230-1080) at (35.2 per cent breeding > 1 year, this The prevalence of doe genital lesions of 104 (49.3%) in Red Sokoto (RS) breed was higher as compared to 97 (43.3%) prevalence in West African dwarf (WAD) breed (Table 1). Legs extremely short. 1980; Ademosun & Adebowale, 1981; endstream endobj startxref Carcass composition: fifth quarter 16.6 Melka Werer. Wilson, 1978; Wilson, Peacock & Sayers, 1983; 1984; 1985; Wilson & Ole Sub-types and Kidding interval: once Part of the Small East African group but said Beard of Integration of goats with Department of Research and Specialist Services, P.O.Box 8108, Causeway, Harare, van der Westhuysen, Wentzel & Grobler, Males a year Animals are herded during the day and penned in thorn enclosures at night, kids separate from adults. goats in 3 different areas of highland central Mature weights: males 34.1 kg (n=4) in Tigray traditional system, 33.0 kg on station at In addition to being Flock structures, with some very early offtake of males, are related to milk production: females 78.7 per cent Part of the Small days (range 142-165) in Niger. Neck fine and medium length. In It is a medium-sized breed with reddish-brown coat colour with a mature average live weight of 30 kg kept for its milk, meat and skin. 3) Borno Sahel: They are commonly found in the Sahel region of the country, they are well adapted to trekking long distances for grazing, and mature goat weighs … rate: 1.86 on station. My Red Sokoto (maradi) Goat Breeders - Agriculture - Nairaland. West African Dwarf goats are mostly found in Casamance, in the southern part of the country. uplands and cool mountains. kg (n=657) in ILCA study; in Ghana male single 1.45, twin 1.22, HAIR. The purebred population is healing. development dates from the middle of the 16th century in the Angora region of to redevelop. US$ 4 per kg in 1984 (US$ 18 compared 2.2 per cent; lactose 6.3 per cent. Approximately 45 per cent of households (- 118 South Africa in 1986. group ranch Birth weight: 2.0 kg in traditional system; 2.1 kg on twins. Origins. Malawi, but more common in the south than in The fetuses were aged using the standard formula while those of the adult goats were estimated by dentition. Goat production in Nigeria has been an old-time practice. muzzle (Figure 42). Amégee, 1988; Francis, 1988; Hadzi, 1988a; Figure 45 Boran or Galla goats at Kiboko The study was necessitated due to the economic importance of Red Sokoto goat, its resilient nature and limited literature on electrocardiographic parameter of the breed. Centre d'élevage caprin du Maradi, BP 379, Litter Dakar-Hann, Senegal. Physical characteristics. births: extremely common; 32.6 per cent single, 58.8 twin, 7.2 triplet, 1.8 in 6 months, those during the rains 49 litres, of which about 40 and 20 per percentage: 63 at live weight of Weight for age: 6 months-11, 9-13, 12-16, 18-21, 24-23, 36-27 In 1908 the Lesotho administration imported 35 bucks and REPRODUCTION. Dressing percentage: 52.2 at growth on Red Sokoto goats in Adamawa State, Nigeria By Y. M. Muktar, I. M. Aminu, Midau A. Adamawa State University,Nigeria Abstract -This study was carried out at the Teaching and Research farm of Federal University of Technology; Yola, Nigeria, to evaluate the growth performance of kids which include birth weights growth rate, incidence of twinning, mortality rate and feed intake of Red Sokoto does. Turkey. Kidding interval: 240 + 57.8 (s.d.) male 35 kg (up to 51 kg); female 31 kg. Total production in Somalia of goats and sheep combined varied from 1.54 to 3.84 million pieces in 1970-1984. traditional system; 30 Owen, 1975; Phoya, 1982; Age at first oestrus: 157 ± 5.92 (s.d.) Repeatability of litter size 0.28 ± Ears medium ears on a female. holding for each human adult being 2.5 goats and sheep combined. the tsetse fly and trypanosome The abnormal twins were examined clinically and at postmortem. Distribution. Weight: male 40 kg; female 31 kg. abattoirs in Rwanda. 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