How much does a Boer goat sell for?
If purchasing a registered or show quality Boer goat the price tag will likely be between $400 to $500. Doeling or nanny goats can often garner a slightly higher price than intact males.
How much is a show Boer goat?
In order to raise Boer goats for show and for a profit, you need to buy good quality from the start. A good quality buck can cost you upwards of $2500 to get started. There is no point in starting with poor quality animals and trying to make them better. Good quality females range anywhere from $1200 up as doe kids.
Is a Boer goat a good pet?
Boer goats are easy to maintain because they calm and have a calm temperament. This goat is sociable and prefers to be in a group. It’s a favorite goat for land management because it doesn’t fight with others. It’s also one of the few sheep breeds that make a good pet, along with the Nigerian Dwarf and the Pygmy goat.
How much hay does a Boer goat eat per day?
about two to four pounds
Forage can be a grass, or a legume such as alfalfa. Each goat needs about two to four pounds of hay per day (3-4% of body weight in pounds), which can be fed free choice or twice a day.
How do I choose a Boer buck?
Characteristics to look at when selecting a goat (Boer) for show
- The does must be judged starting from the head; which should be feminine.
- The front quarters should be strong and straight with the hooves not bent inside or outside.
- The back of the does should be long, straight and fury.
How much space do Boer goats need?
Most sources say that goats need ten feet per goat of indoor space. If you keep the goats in a dry lot (no pasture, you bring in all the hay), miniatures do okay with about 200 square feet per goat.
What goats make the most money?
Perhaps the most profitable type of dairy goat is the Saanen goat. These goats can produce up to three gallons of goat milk per day. This high yield makes them the most popular dairy goat in the world.