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Savannah Goat

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Category: Meat

Country: South Africa

Home Tract: Savannah veld

Morphological Characters

Body: Medium to large sized

Body Coat: White; despite the white colour, the Savannah goat is extremely well pigmented. Pigmentation must be dark grey to black. Thick pliable skin and a short smooth coat

Ears: Lobbed

Horns: Both sexes are horned. The horns are dark black and grow backwards from the crown of the head. The horns must be strong and oval shaped and must not press against the neck. Bucks have slightly stronger, heavier horns than does.

Morphometeric characters

Body weight: Adult female: 60 kg

References

  1. Snyman M.A., 2014, “South African goat breeds: Savannah,” Info-pack ref. 2014/011. Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute. [Web Reference]
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