The Boer goat, which originated in South Africa is very hardy, has a high resistance to disease and they adapt well to hot dry conditions.
Due to selective breeding and improvement, the Boer goat has a fast growth rate and excellent carcass qualities making it one of the world’s most popular breeds of meat goat.
The does have excellent mothering skills and have reproductive rates of up to 200%. They are easy to manage and have fun, loving personalities.
Goat Meat Nutrition
Goat meat is a nutritious lean meat, low in fat and cholesterol compared to those of beef, lamb, chicken or pork.
The comparisons between the nutritive values of goat meat to the typical meat that are eaten in our every day diets are quite substantial.
Goat Meat Nutrition Comparative Chart
|Per 100gms (3oz). Cooked|
|Sat Fat (g)||0.79||1.7||3||2.9||2.9|