Boer Goat


Capra hircus

  • Native to: The Boer goat was developed in the early 1900s by the South Africans.
  • Diet: They are herbivores and eat grass, browse, hay and grain.
  • Lifespan: 10-15 years.
  • IUCN Status: Domesticated.
  • Fun Facts: The Boer is a large breed  commonly with a brown head and neck, droopy ears and usually a white body but can be either brown or white.  They are a stocky, fast growing breed with adult males (bucks) weighing 100-135Kg and females (does) 90-100Kg.



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October 11, 2014