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Toggenburg Goat

Toggenburg Goat


Other name(s):
 Toggenburger; Togg; Toggs

Scientific name: Capra aegagrus hircus

Country / Place of origin: Switzerland

History: The Toggenburg Goat originated in the Toggenburg valley in Switzerland, and is one of the oldest known dairy goat breeds. The Toggenburg is a hardy mountain breed and performs best in cooler conditions. They are noted for their excellent udder development and high milk production, and have an average fat test of 3.7%.

In 1884, the Toggenburg was first brought to the United Kingdom, where they were crossed with Saanen and Anglo-Nubian goats to produce the heavier and improved-milk-producing British Toggenburg Goat.

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
goat milk, great milk producers, friendly animal, cooler climates, remarkably fast growth, temperament
Challenging:
daily fence checks
Interesting:
shaggier coats, oldest recognized breed, double white stripe, mountains, wild onion
Overall review
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4.5 (6)
origiwriter
Billy Our GoatAt Green Acres we had a boat by the nam...
Review by: origiwriter (6) October 07, 2013 05:17
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4.00
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Jacenta
On our family's 100 acre farm, one of the many animal...
Review by: Jacenta (21) July 05, 2013 15:09
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5.00
3 photos
Kerri
The first thing I love about Toggenburgs are their cl...
Review by: Kerri (21) May 28, 2013 03:44
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5.00
1 photo
Christine Carey
I acquired a Toggenburg goat about the last year of m...
Review by: Christine Carey (14) May 05, 2013 12:24
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5.00
Thalia
I never owned Toggs until I moved to the mountains. ...
Review by: Thalia (16) February 26, 2013 17:43
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3.00
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Habitat (1 video)
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Baby goats at college
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Care / Feeding (4 videos)
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Goat Shed February
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Toggenburgs playing in the field
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Toby the Toggenburg
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Funny / Heartwarming (1 video)
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Toby the Toggenburg
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Learn About (1 video)
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2007 NYSF Toggenburg Four Year Old Milkers
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