Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. Proverbs 27:23
What are Savanna Goats?
Savanna goats began in the Savanna Veld of South Africa in 1957. By 1993 the Savanna had distinguished itself as it own meat goat breed and were imported to the United States in 1994. Savannas have exceptional mothering skills, parasite tolerance, aggressive foragers, vigorous kids, white coat, dark grey horns, black skin pigment and a gentle curved "Roman"nose.
Do goats eat everything?
No, goats do not eat everything. Goats are browsers. They prefer brush over grass. However, they eat hay, grass, WEEDS, brush, grain, flowers, bushes, and shrubs. They are a lot of fun to watch as they browse in the brush eating and clearing the undergrowth.
Do people eat goat meat?
Yes, goat meat is delicious and nutritious. It is NOT lamb. A distinct flavor, easy to prepare, and it is a healthy alternative to beef and chicken as it contains fewer calories, fat, and cholesterol. (https://globalnews.ca/news/4616275/goat-meat-healthy/)
Why Boer and Spanish Crosses?
The cross breeds add the hybrid vigor. Boer goats add the bulk and muscle and traditional look of meat goats, while the Spanish add clean teat structures, excellent mothering skills, and hardiness.