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Boer Goat x Kiko Goat Cross

Scientific name: Capra aegagrus hircus

Country / Place of origin: Not known

History: The Boer Goat was developed in the early 1900's by Dutch farmers in South Africa. Boers are known for being docile, having high fertility and a fast growth rates. They are a popular breed raised for meat.

Kiko goats originated from New Zealand, and are lean and muscular and can thrive in harsh conditions. Kikos have a high growth rate without the need for high maintenance and special feeding.

Boers and Kikos are often crossed to create a meat goat with exceptional growth, carcass, meat quality and meat color.

The Genemaster Goat, is the name for a Boer / Kiko cross of three-eighths Kiko and five-eighths Boer.

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