boer-goats

Breed Profile: Boer Goats
May 3, 2020 · · Goat Breeds

Afrikaners first noted landrace goats kept by indigenous tribes of the Cape provinces in South Africa and in Namibia in 1661. These goats are thought to have traveled down from North Africa along the west and east coasts with possible provenance from India, Nubia, Egypt, and Europe.

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All About Goat Wattles
January 19, 2020 · · Ownership

By general consensus of those who have attempted to define them, goat wattles are simply hair-covered appendages of flesh hanging from the throat area. hanging from the throat area. There are goat breeders themselves who have interesting theories on how, why, and what goat wattles are for.

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How to Treat Goat Diseases and Illnesses Naturally
October 27, 2019 · · Health

When it comes to goat diseases and illnesses, there are many ways to care for dairy goats naturally, without chemical intervention.

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Essential Goat Hoof Trimming Tips
September 26, 2019 · · Health

Add to Favorites By Natasha Lovell – Typical goat hoof trimming should be completed every two to three months, and is a critical component of caring for goats. Usually, this is a routine task that …

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Goat Meat Recipes: The Forgotten Food

Goat meat recipes may have slipped out of popularity in the United States, but goat is the most widely consumed red meat worldwide.

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Battle Born Livestock: Kids Raising Boer Goat Kids
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites The Parson family’s Boer goat farming project has busted way beyond 4-H. Siblings Emma, Aurora, and Bodie Parsons own their own herd of meat goats. They have been …

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Raising Baby Goats In Cold Weather
March 14, 2019 · · Health

Freshening out does in cold weather can be a challenge, but those cute soft babies are well worth the obstacles of raising baby goats in cold weather.

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Getting Started with Meat Goat Farming

Are you interested in meat goat farming? There’s a lot of published advice out there. But if you want the best direction, ask someone with a successful track record.

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