Sheep & Goats

Farmer’s Weekly brings you the latest sheep and goat farming news and updates from South Africa and the rest of Africa.

Indigenous Veld Goats: made for Africa

Eastern Cape farmer Lionel Whittal, who runs a herd of 100 Indigenous Veld Goat ewes on his farm in Bolo in the Eastern Cape says the breed is gaining popularity among goat breeders due to its great mothering abilities, excellent disease resistance and adaptability. Greg Miles reports

The Indigenous Veld Goat debuts as SA’s new breed

By mid-February, SA will have five indigenous goat breeds. The Indigenous Veld Goat will soon be officially registered as a breed and a breeders' society established. Issue Date:9 February 2007

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