Chamois Colored Goat

The Chamois Colored Goat is a breed of mountain goats that was developed in Switzerland. These are domesticated, dual-purpose goats that are popular for their good quality meat and tasty milk (and other dairy products). Known for their gentle disposition and good looks, these animals are also reared simply as house/farm pets in many places. Continue reading “Chamois Colored Goat”

Changthangi Goat

The Changthangi Goat is a breed of domesticated cashmere goats that are found and reared mostly in India. The breed got its name from a region called Changthang in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, where they are found. These goats have contributed to the country’s economy and are also easy to keep since they are reared under an open grazing system. Continue reading “Changthangi Goat”

Aspromonte Goat

The Aspromonte Goat is a breed of domesticated goats that was developed in the south of Italy, and is still limited to the nearby regions only. These are dual-purpose goats, and are reared both for milk and meat. The Aspromontes are known for their nutritious milk especially suitable for cheese production, and for good quality meat. At present, the population of these goats is estimated to be around 3444. Continue reading “Aspromonte Goat”

Bagot Goats

Bagot goats have roamed the semi-wild regions of Blithfield, Staffordshire for several hundred years. It derived its name from its keeper Sir John Bagot. The breed was first considered “critically endangered” in 2010, by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. By 2012, it was earmarked as “vulnerable” as there were fewer than 100 reported breeding females in the UK.  Continue reading “Bagot Goats”

Carpathian Goat

The Carpathian Goat is an old breed of endangered Polish goats that are used for the production of milk and meat. The breed is adapted to the local climate, management system, much resistant to parasites, and support capacity of vegetable production. They can even be raised in small backyards. This breed has a well-disposed temperament which makes them ideal for being used in agro-tourism projects. Continue reading “Carpathian Goat”