Over the course of our fiber goat experience, people insist we are raising sheep and not goats. When Pygoras are in full fleece, they look like wooly sheep. The fiber is soft and blends beautifully with other wool.
Goats, including Alpine goats, are believed to be the first animal domesticated by man. Bones of goats have been found in caves along with evidence of human inhabitation of those caves.
Toggenburg goats are a durable goat breed that have stood the test of time. The Toggenburg goat originated in the Toggenburg Valley of Switzerland and is known as the oldest breed of dairy goat.