Acquired: Breeder (non-professional, hobby breeder)
P.O BOX 658 Nanyuki, Kenya
Posted Jun 10, 2015
I have reared Boer goats breeds mainly for commercial purpose. They are very suitable for meat production. A high-quality buck can produce high-quality offspring even when mated with an average doe. A buck from a proven fast-growing bloodline will command the highest price, as its offspring will tend to also be fast growers.
Boer goats have a high resistance to disease and adapt well to hot, dry semi deserts.
For commercial meat production, I preferred medium-sized nannies, as they produce the same number of kids, but require less food to do so.
The more kids a singe doe reproduces, the greater the profit margin will be for the owner. Boer goats can breed throughout the year, and they reach sexual maturity at five months of age.