About Damascus Goats
Goats, also known as Aleppo, Halep, Baladi, Damascene, Shami, or Chami Goats are raised in Syria and Lebanon. It is
generally used as milking goats.
They are of the Nubian type. They
have long hair and are usually red or brown but they can also be pied or grey.
They may be either horned or polled.
A Damascusgoat named
Qahr won the first prize for the "Most Beautiful Goat" title at the
Mazayen al-Maaz competition in Riyadh
on June 13, 2008.