The Indigenous Goat Breeds That Contributed To Boer Goat Evolution
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1. History of the Savannah Goat The Performance Breed savannahassociation.com/savannagoathistory.html
1. Krinkhout – Breed Characteristics krinkhout.co.za/index.php?page=breed-standards-damara
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You may contact, Dr. Fred C. Homeyer, at Antelope Creek Ranch, Box 47, Robert Lee, TX 76945: Ph:(325)-944-2056.
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Title picture with kind permission of Karsten Boergoats, South Africa