Canindé goats have their roots in the northeastern regions of Brazil. They are bred selectively for their distinctive coloration from the chue goat, which also happens to be from the same region. Being immune to many modern diseases that are associated with dairy goats, they can thrive even in mountains and cliff islands.
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.
The Chyangra Goat is a well-known breed of mountain goats found in the high altitudes of the Himalayan region, and produces the world’s most expensive and finest quality of luxurious cashmere wool. Though also used for meat, they are more famous for the development of the world-famous Pashmina wool industry in Nepal and India.
The Belgian Fawn Goat is a breed of dark color goats that was developed in Belgium. These domesticated goats are mainly reared for the production of milk. Their milk is known for good taste, quantity, and nutritional value.
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.
The Black Bengal Goat is a very popular breed of goats from India and Bangladesh. As the name suggests, they are usually black, and are mainly raised for their meat, though also for milk, but seldom kept as pets. They are extensively reared throughout their regions mainly because of their very low demand of food and housing, and a very high baby production rate. They are found in their region since unrecorded time.
The Orobica is a breed of domesticated Italian goats that are raised in the Bergamo Alps of northern Italy. They are raised mainly for their milk to make exquisite variations of Italian cheese, but they are also used for meat, when they are unable to produce milk any more.
The Azpi Gorri is a breed of rare goats that are found in Basque in Spain. With less than 100 animals remaining, it is considered an endangered breed. Nevertheless, these goats are farmed for the meat than for the milk. Business of these goats is successful in the rural areas. The present day breed ‘Azpi Zuri’ is a variant of the Azpi Gorri.
The Barbari Goat is one of the 20 classified breeds of goats found in India. They are primarily a meat-type breed, but considering the number of animals reported, it is urgent to undertake conservation measures. It has also been surveyed that, most male goats are castrated early in life (within 7 to 30 days), and fattened for slaughtering at religious festivals. However, these live resources have a general mortality rate. They are highly manageable, and can adapt themselves in stall-feeding condition.
The Appenzell Goat is characterized by its pure white look and a strong structure. Originating in the ‘half-cantons’ of the historic regions of the Appenzell, Appenzell Ausserrhoden and Appenzell Innerrhoden, this rare breed spread throughout the neighboring canton of St. Gallen. An endangered indigenous breed, they are primarily known for their milk-producing capacity, and not for meat. Milk-production depends on how much these goats would be taken care of.