Full-size breeds of dairy goats include the Saanen, LaMancha, Toggenburg
, Alpine, Nubian, and Oberhasli.
ON DISPLAY Elaine Woodmass with British Toggenburg
goat Sharlotte at the Glendale Show
coat colors range from fawn to deep chocolate.
In the United States, we have six main dairy breeds: Alpine, La Mancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, and Toggenburg
There will be classes for all the breeds of dairy goats - Saanens and British Saanens, Toggenburgs
and British Toggenburgs
, British Alpines, Golden and British Guernsey and other varieties - and a number of demonstrations relating to goat keeping will be staged during the weekend.
My children and I prefer the Nigerians for many reasons and I know folks who would not trade their Nubians, Alpines, Saanens, Toggenburgs
and La Manchas for anything.
The nucleus of his new herd came from Cheshire - a mixture of British Saanans, Toggenburgs
and Anglo-Nubians, which he's crossing with British Alpines for productivity.
Her Garn Goch herd of British Toggenburgs
originally provided milk for her family and friends.
Over the years, we've had several Alpine goats, a pair of Toggenburgs
, and some Nubians.
The herd - made up of Toggenburgs
, Alpines, Saanens, Anglo-Nubians and crosses - now runs to 120 goats.
are always some shade of brown with white markings.
She used to produce goat's milk commercially but is now content to run a smaller herd of six milking British Alpines and a couple of productive British Toggenburgs