Breeds of Goats
The main breeds of goats that we see in the U.S. include the Boar, Kiko, Spanish Meat goat, Pygmy, Tennessee Fainting Goat, Angora, LaMancha, Saanan, French Alpine, Oberhasli, Nubian, Toggenburg, Nigerian Dwarf and the Sable. These are the breeds that our 4-H students should be familiar with. The descriptions and images in this skillathon manual come from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/goats. If you access that site you will find many more breeds as well as much more detailed descriptions of the breeds.