Add to Favorites Breed: Australian Cashmere goats or Merrrit Cashmere goats. Origin: Derived from feral goats (called bush goats) living wild in Australia since the eighteenth century or possibly earlier. …Read More
The Valais Blackneck goat is a dual-purpose breed local to the high Swiss Alps for thousands of years. Its legendary climbing and foraging abilities make it ideal for low-input pastoral farming in dry alpine conditions.Read More
Different species of livestock react to heat waves and hot climates differently. Some goat varieties are more tolerant than others.
All animals should receive special consideration and adjustments during periods of high heat.
The LaMancha is a type of dairy goat noted for its apparent lack of or much reduced external ears. The LaMancha goat is medium in size and is also noted for a generally calm, quiet, and gentle temperament.Read More
Nubian Goats are the most popular dairy breed in the United States and are perfect for cheesemaking. They are friendly, with an elegant and distinctive appearance of pendulous ears and roman nose. The breed was developed in Great Britain of native milking stock and goats from Asia and Africa.Read More
Kalahari Red goats are commercially developed for meat from native African landraces and red Boer goats. They are excellent natural mothers and tough survivors in the hot, dry savanna. Their strength and fecundity lends promise to the food supply in Africa.Read More