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Boer

a dual-purpose South African goat, the common goat of that country, with lop ears, of many colors.
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Boer dual-purpose sheep. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
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Boer remained a fugitive until the fall of 2013, when his lawyer contacted prosecutors to inform them that Boer wanted to surrender and plead guilty to the tax charge.
Joseph Chamberlain, the charismatic MP from Birmingham who was Colonial Secretary, threatened action if the Boers did not address their grievances.
In chapter 5, Boers sets forth the theology of prayer.
I have two Christmas cards posted from his base on the sub-continent in my family archive but it was only when I started delving further that I discovered he had also served in the Boer War.
Thousands of them have gone to the South African Boer goat as a value-added producer of excellent meat.
COUNTRYSIDE: I would use a Boer buck on the Nubian does and the does should be at least a year old before you breed them.
Stories of the Great Trek, of the circling of the wagons to defend against Dingaan, of the leadership of Pier Retief, of the brave death of young Dirkie Uys, who in April 1838 chose to stay with his dying father and face the Zulus when the rest of the surviving Boers fled, were central to an Afrikaner national identity in the late Victorian period, even for Afrikaners who were not Boers, or up-country farmers, and who lived in the cities of the Cape rather than the republics.
That was how I learnt all about the First and Second Boer Wars.
Sir, - As Peter Hill (Post, Apr 10) reminds us, 26,000 Boer women and children died in the British concentration camps during the Boer War.
Canada's first overseas military involvement as a nation was a brief but bloody conflict known as the Boer War.