Studies on Morphological and Morphometric Variation of Black Bengal Goat (Capra hircus bengalensis) in some villages of Hooghly and Howrah districts, West Bengal
Ranu Mukherjee*, Anuradha Koyal*, Pranab Kr. Banerjee *
Journal Title:International Journal of Multidisciplinary Approach & Studies
Black Bengal (BB) goat is one of the recognized breed among the domestic species in India and serves as integral part of rural India's symbiotic system of crop and livestock production. Variation is a unique feature for every organism which is manifested through morphology and morphometry. BB goats are known to be famous for their adaptability, prolificacy, delicacy of meat and superior skin quality. It is precious germplasm of West Bengal. But enough care has not been taken to study the variation of black Bengal goat in West Bengal.