How much are registered Boer goats worth?
If you’re looking to purchase one, the American Boer Goat Association has a list of registered breeders on its website. Price will vary depending on the breeder, but a purebred generally range between $150 and $400.
What age do you butcher Boer goats?
Your goat is ready to butcher when it has reached 8-10 months of age and has muscling in the forearm and stifle. It can be a bit tricky to figure out when your goat has reached market size, it’s not just about weight or height, it’s about yield. Yield is the amount of meat per goat.
How much do baby Boer goats sell for?
Expect to pay $600 for a quality, registered Boer goat doe and $1200 for an untested buckling from good breeding lines.
Are Boer goats disease resistant?
The Improved Boer Goat is a remarkable small-stock ruminant that possesses distinctive qualities enabling it to excel as an efficient red meat producer. In addition, it appears to be fairly resistant towards certain diseases which are normally contracted by other small stock, such as sheep.
How much grain do you feed a Boer goat?
Goats typically need to eat 7 lbs of grain for every 1 lb of gain. Your goat will need to eat between 1.75 and 2 lbs of grain to ensure a gain of 1/4 lb per day. Always provide plenty of clean water and have free choice loose salt, and loose trace minerals available at all times.
What is the lifespan of a Boer goat?
eight to 12 years
Boer goats often have a longer life due to their natural resistance to disease. Bucks have an expected life span of eight to 12 years and does have a surprising expected life span of 12 to 20 years. Kiko goats are a hardy, large meat breed.
How many goats clear an acre?
To get a very rough estimate, many goat keepers have found that it takes around 8 to 12 goats roughly to clear one acre in one month. Again, that number will vary up or down depending on the acreage and depending on your goats. If the acreage you’re clearing has thicker brush, you may need more goats than that.