The South African Boer Goat Profile

South African Boer Goat

The South African Boer goat is an improved indigenous breed with some infusion of European, Angora and Indian goat breeding in the 1800’s. some researchers agree that the indigenous populations were most likely from the Namaqua Hottentots and from the southward migrating Bantu tribes. The name Boer, is derived from the Dutch word meaning farmer, and this was probably used …