He is a favorite of everyone who visits our farm. The white Savanna goat breed was developed from indigenous goats of South Africa. This dam has produced some of the We used her in a test breeding with frozen semen from NJW Green 36. He has had an ADG of .61 lbs. They have thick, pliable hides with short, white hair, and are resistant to heat and … The breed has a medium to large carcas and is known for its … His two sons, SH Powerstroke and SH Bulldozer are making big names for themselves in the industry. His two month weight was 49.6 lbs. SAVANNA GOATS The South African Savanna has proven itself to be a hardy profitable breed. Savanna goatswere developed in South Africa for superior hardiness. Her sire was from the Janet Garrett's Savanna program in Virginia. She has lived on farms in NC, Iowa, and Virginia facing various climates and management. circle of friends and personal registry. Jerry then closed his herd and thus NJW became a distinct blood line. He is the sire of KRI Y8 and TTS Savanna 3 "Bubba". She was as he was the cornerstone of a 1000 head meat goat herd held by Lynette Pictured left is Koenie Kotze', SA Savanna pioneer. It is very rare in the United States. This sire is a distinct savanna bloodline; shown at left in an early pic in NC. Her sire is Big 2. courtesy of Jerry Webb of Ivor, Virginia. Both Active South African Savanna Breeders DNA Certified Savanna Herds Active Savanna … Jerry purchased Savannas from Bill Ryals who was an original purchaser at the Jurgen Schulz Kifaru sale in Lampasas, Texas in 1998. "Dollar", pictured left, provided genetic diversity to a small genetic pool at the time. This old gal turned 10 years old this year. The loss of Iron Man without semen collected, is a loss to us all. Her dam's line is from Denise Peterson's Amore Art's farm. Her offspring have been impressive with quick growth rates, and quickly become the prize of their owners. Ashley is now with Eric and Michelle Martin in TN. In 1957, Mrs. Cillier’s Griqua servants presented her with the gift of a white buck goat. We believe Ramrod will be one of the best of all time. They completely sold out on weaning day in March of 2017. Y8's legacy will continue to improve the savanna industry for years to come. She is the daughter of PJT Little Georgie and SOS Mercedes born in 2018. Savannas are known for having a long, broad and muscular body. prolific mating pair should provide a synergistic genetic match-up. Y8's sire was one of the imported embryos from SA. In 2019, she kidded quad females using WW E05's semen to kids each over 10 lbs. His kids were the first purchased every year due to their quick growth and muscling. She was live covered and surprised us with a large production of embryos that exceeded our recip count, and needed to be frozen. Macy's old line genetics has been making kids with very nice conformation. Wide chests and long in the loin are her kids attributes. She is a young daughter of the prolific WW E05 from Boney Winkler and Ty Williamson's (WW) original savanna program, and her dam is GCS Fiona (Brom Bones/X414 daughter). He has great tank/train conformation, nice roman nose, and dark black pigment. We get frequent inquires for his offspring by those who We at Sleepy Hollow Farm, have traveled to acquire distinct original genetics from the four imports to introduce into our breeding program. NJW's Green 36, 42, 44, and Orange 16 were Jerry's favorites. History: According to the Animal Improvement Institute of South Africa, the Savannah goat was developed by the Cillier family of Douglas, an agricultural and stock farming community in the North Cape province of South Africa. Keep an eye out for JCS 35 in your pedigrees. Y8 has a large scrotum, dark black pigment, and a thick meaty frame. http://pedigreeinternational.com/savanna-breed-standard/. Savanna (also called “Savannah”) goats originated in South Africa in the 1950s, by breeding Boer goats with local landrace goats. We get frequent inquires, we do own Y-8 semen and Kronos semen, but it is not for sale. It is an Amazing process. Our recent test breeding was NJW Green 36 frozen semen over Suzanna, that created two very nice doelings (SH Jeri and SH Carol). Here is a link to the Goat Rancher article about the JCS original import. Congrats ! Suzanna is a meat-wagon. This registry is now known as the World Wide Sheep and Goat Archives. We select does that have displayed survivability over long periods of time with consistent birth rates. It is our goal to educate the newer breeder. We want you to be able to understand extended pedigrees, and keep the inbreeding coefficient low, while still increasing performance. Pictured Ken Mincey (MGF) imported live Savannas from Australia in 2003. This prolific breeder (shown at left) with his tire chain in place to help disuade his escape and personal breeding plans. He is well on his way of becoming a well-known elite herdsire in the industry. Tell us what’s on your mind, good or bad. Georgina has 1x1 teats, nice top line and good height. mixed with Mike Browning's (SP75 Farm) early progeny. Evelyn shown left at 6 1/2 months. We have completed projects using semen from the original Jurgen Schulz import progeny herdsires JCS 35, WW E05, KRI Y8, NJW Green 36, JCS-55 Zeus, and Amorearts Kronos. Our full blood goats can be traced back to the Cilliers and other South African bloodlines. We are excited about this "new" old bloodline antique. His gentle They had access to many of the best genetics, and diligent in using DNA within their program. Cecile comes to us from Iron Star Ranch. Pictured right at at 4 years on our farm in Virginia, he meets the older strict Cilliers Savanna breed standards used by Australia and South Africa; see the link below. What a great honor. He is the progeny of the Great KRI Y8 placed over Big Delilah. In 2016, he was the buck selected for our live cover flush and embryo transfer. The indigenous white Savanna goat breed, a truly South African breed, was developed from indigenous goats, as were the Boer and Kalahari Red goats. Brian Payne of Keri-Rose consulting, visited S.A. and made selections for his import of genetics in 1999. We brought together two genetic projects on top of each other in the breeding and clearly got an amazing result. His birth weight was 13.1 lbs. This was the follow up project a year later than the first, using Y8 over Ireland (WW5 Daughter). Erin's bloodline traces to the 2011 Maryland goat test ADG (Average daily weight gain) winner. We believe "being alive" and making quality babies for a decade, is an important measure of performance during an era with limited production data. The horns are dark black and grow backwards from the crown of the head. Contact Us. Each of his owners realized his athletic abilities, as he jumped and climbed fences. His sire is "Bullet" from Arcadia Valley Goats and dam is CGI Titan's Leia. All been born as twins. We own some of Zeus' semen, and have been testing his genetics in strateigic breedings. Penny has become known as the great Buck Maker. pedigree reveals the earliest CCS Peppie (JCS15/JCS44) over Denise JCS 35 was an original import progeny. in 2006, Kronos holds very rare genetics in the Savanna industry. Shown Once fully grown, a carcass provides around 30kg of meat. Give us a call soon to examine blood lines and reserve a Savanna that fits your needs. Jerry Webb's champion buck NJW Green 44 top and bottom in his pedigree Many Savanna breeders wish they could have purchased original import stock in 1998 during the dispersion sale. Zeus was purchased by Don Williams and Carl Langle at the dispersion sale in 1998. This has been a very desired bloodline to use with older semen in genetics projects. Michelle Cofer of Elk Creek Savannas in Forest, Virginia is his owner, and reports he is developed well in her field environment. traded Brom to Eddie Markham in 2013 for Catapult. Young goats for sale. This herdsire's progeny was selected for our program due to his progeny out performing their peer. The Kotze' Savanna "form" from Swenkuil, South Africa has been the model of our breeding program. Peg Merriman became his new owner in the summer of 2016. The upper right pic at 2 years old at his home at 3 oaks goats in Texas. We first put Little Georgie kids on the ground here at Sleepy Hollow Farm in 2013. She has 1x1 teats, nice topline, and strong pasterns. Pansy was used in the 2016 live cover flush with "Big Jim". Georgina shown left at 9 months. Penny has 1x1 teats, long loin, and great mothering skills. His daughters have been actively sought after by Savanna breeders. Pretty Boy Floyd's test breeding delivered SH Cool Hand Luke, and SH Babyface Nelson that cornerstones to their farms. Iron Man progeny have been rising to the tops of breeders programs making his offspring more and more valuable. Kronos was not a hobby sire, One of the advantages of these white goats was the fact that the white color is dominant over most other colors. He has great height, length, muscling, perfect breed standard conformation, and big cannon bones. This herdsire was sold at the original dispersion sale of the Jurgen Schulz savannas. Savanna goats. His Dam is 4C X409; a Heatland flush of doe WW D01 (Out of JCS 16 and JCS 22 both born in South Africa). Our goal is to produce the best quality Savanna breed stock at a reasonable price. "Babyface", shown upper left at two months old, walking with penny here in Virginia. Goliath was beloved by Dawn. 62 of 1998, which includes the Angora goat for mohair production, three meat types namely the South African (SA) Boer, Kalahari Red and Savanna breeds and three dairy breeds consisting of the Saanen, Toggenburg and British Alpine. She has averaged 2.1 kids/year. Savannah goats were developed in 1955 in South Africa with the aid of natural selection of the indigenous goats of the area, the original breeders valued traits that would ensure the survival of a profitable animal under unfavourable environmental conditions, the goats were required to endure extremes of heat, intense sunshine, cold and rain. Shown upper left at 1 month. Her pedigree is heavy KRI 522 Goliath on the top and 4C W118 "Big 2" on the bottom. Genetics directly from Koenie Kotze' and Lubbe Cilliers. It's hard to find proven genetics this rare. All of our Savannas are DNA qualified. This young doe was the product of Big Jim over Pansy. Tim and Teresa Swain (TTS) were early Savanna breeders in North Carolina. Savannas at the Kifaru sale in 1998. animals by Jurgen Schulz. It was with great joy that we were able to find he had been collected by Nanette Brock in Texas. 512 became a favorite of the original savanna breeders who saw him in person. Her offspring were retained because they are thick, hearty, and strong producers. farm (Tye Williamson/Boney Winkler) were original purchasers of Kotzé’s goats excel on the rugged veld of Niekerkshoop and Griekwastad, where rainfall varies widely and the temperature fluctuates from below freezing in winter to over 40°C in summer. Arizona Meat Goats F2 25 Charlemagne and Indian Territories Atlas' Hyas were two of the first bucks to contribute to our herd. Heather Dugmore visited him. Babyface was selected for the cover of the May/June 2019 issue of Goat Journal magazine to feature the Savanna breed. 525 was known as the best of the four imported Mincey bucks. Dollar is the second most productive buck in the Savanna history with over 130 registered offspring. Catapult has produced very nice kids with excellent conformation for many years now. Despite COVID-19, both North and South Dakota farmers are busily raising and caring for Savanna goats, a breed imported from Africa into the United States in the 1990s. A son of MGF A102 "Dollar". Origins of Savanna Breed The Savanna breed was developed from the indigenous goats of South Africa. In 1955, DSU Cilliers and Sons began breeding the indigenous goats along the Vaal River which is a harsh arid climate. brought him back home in the Summer of 2018 when Eddie retired from His Her chest and hip have nice muscling for a female. This old lady (born in Feb 2008) has been a top performer for a decade as well. WW The white Savanna goat breed was developed from indigenous goats of South Africa. "She is from your buck Goliath", we said. We were able to program additional recipients and implant these embryos in September 2019. I know what you are thinking… Yes, Penny will take your goat's lunch money. Click on our Savanna History tab for details. Zeus and Boss have a proven history of offspring that are top performers NJW Green 44 was his dam's sire. We have carefully selected bloodlines that go back to original import animals. One of the advantages of these white goats was the fact that the white color is dominant over most other colors. His son "SH Nemesis" is showing exceptional performance. vanna Goat Association to register her goats and, later, others. KRI 522 Goliath was her favorite buck and FB4's sire. We are performing AI and ET flush projects several times a year with rare semen bucks. the offspring of Jay Heatland's flush of their best doe WW D01 in 2007. Various farmers bred what was known as white Boer goats for a number of years in South Africa. This A few does are pictured to the left and below. This 2 year old buck is being groomed to continue Sleepy Hollow's NJW line. We used her for a test breeding with SH Thunderbolt. disposition made him a favorite of Eddies. NJW goats are known to make dark pigment with very nice conformation. already have them. Eddie Markham at Gold City Savannas gave him the nickname "Big 2". We are once again completely SOLD OUT! about the Savanna and its history in the United States. This combination is Dawn Steiger (Mincey) once called us after noticing her picture. I have 3 females and 2 males. He was imported to Scandia, Alberta from South Africa by Keri-rose consulting as a frozen embryo. She was the last breeding of Dawn Steiger (Rising Sun Ranch) before she downsized her personal herd. Delilah has been a top producer for almost a decade. Eddie Markham gave him the nickname "Dollar" due to his high cost. doe. Her sire won the ADG category vs. many champion Kiko breeding programs in a parasite challenge environment. Jerry Webb retired from Savannas in the fall of 2016, and passed away in the spring of 2017. This breed is similar to the Great Pyrenees but does not roam. Once Jerry acquired several herd sires, he closed his herd, thus NJW is viewed as a bloodline to many. Farmer Flippie Loock from the Middelburg district knew he had to find an alternative, so eight years ago he started farming with Savannah goats. All were born in May 2020. This well traveled Herdsire was bred by Paul Traughber in Tennessee. She was a favorite of the Peterson family, Jennifer Wall, as well as ours now. We are once again SOLD OUT of our older Kids! He has a nice tall stature and meaty frame with dark black pigment. JCS, WW, SP75, KRI Y8, MGF, NJW, and Amorearts lines from frozen semen are being developed for sale. We are using our Kiko and dairy goats, as recipients, for our full blood Savanna embryos. These archived strong performing sires are imperative in the savanna future in the USA. A herd of South African goats are making a new home in East Yorkshire. Denise's Amore Arts Goat farm in California, with complete DNA histories, has helped preserve the SA Savanna's integrity and breed conservation. Our goats are registered thru Pedigree International, which was established in 2000 as the original registry for the Savanna goat in the USA. We were fortunate to have had him as a mentor and a friend; we will miss him. According to Kotzé, one of the advantages of the Savanna is that its white is dominant over most other colours, and pure white goats are preferred for slaughtering at traditional ceremonies such as funerals and weddings. This old gal has 10 years of proven performance. South African Savanna Goats! The JCS 35 bloodline over Boss delivered the good here. The recip dams will carry the full blood embryos to term. He has sired >70% females providing each exceptional size. Her pedigree traces to Brian Payne's embryo import KRI S506 from the Konie Kotze' herd in South Africa. In 2017, she was selected for the Y8 project. Herd 5 and her sister (414B) have become the most valuable does in industry with their kids bringing top dollar as seed stock sales. Offspring from these old lines will provide our customer an exceptional Savanna to help diversify their breeding program. The birth weights and ADG of the kids have been impressive. Because of their loose skin, these goats also have good tick resistance.” Although the real origin of this breed is murky, we've generally attributed it to a ranch in South Africa in 1957; Cilliers and Sons, near the Vaal River. Penny is tank/train conformation. DNA verified with AKGA and microchipped. Jurgen Schulz imported the first and only live Savannas directly to the USA from South Africa. She has clean 1x1 teat structure and totally pigmented skin. WOW! He is a son of Catapult and Penny, who are some of the largest savannas in the industry. These are the farms of the buyers of original savanna imports and progeny. Penny is approaching the highest producing doe of all time in the Savanna industry, with 32 registered offspring. *note: Dale had two bucks named 4C W1118. resistant and need little input for quick weight gain. "Boss" was sired by rare line NJW Orange 16. He is adding muscle and height to her commercial offspring increasing her profits. Savanna Goats The Savanna (also spelled Savannah) goat breed is a well-built meat goat that was first introduced in North America around 1994/1995. We sold Delilah to our friend Brooks Klein in North Dakota in 2020. Her offspring have had great muscling in each breeding year. Brom is well known for making some of the best looking does in She preserved a treasure for us all. We hope to bring original buck lines back to life for our customers while being a conservation herd for the breed. Pictured left , at 4 months in 2013. We used his semen over our giant doe Penny in a flush in 2016. The South African Savanna has proven itself to be a hardy profitable breed. This was the foundation doe that Jerry Webb used build the NJW herd. NASA Videos. As a breeder of seed stock to existing savanna programs, our focus is to enhance and protect the breed's future. In 2019 she was paired with Amorearts Z Kronos in an embryo flush project. She is tall, thick, long, big cannon bones, strong pasterns, wide chest, 1 x 1 teats, totally black skin under the coat, while meeting full breed standard. very rare to the Pi breeders. left at 6 years old. This merging of the old lines together brought height and thickness. Originating in Africa, Savannas are stellar meat goats. As many extensive farmers in the Karoo know, raising lambs successfully can be an enormous challenge. We have found Y8 offspring to have good heartiness and parasite tolerance here in Virginia. Bam Bam is six years old (in this picture) and had never been wormed. His sire was NJW Green 42 and dam was SP 75 1075. We are committed to protecting and upgrading its genetics, while keeping the unique features of the Lubbe Cilliers Savanna. This flush had just a few offspring. Interviews with Dr. Campbell and Lubbe Cilliers that will give you more insight on Savannah Goats. Brom has Sabrina has nice pigment, good developing structure, and a great disposition. http://savannagoatnews.com/index.php/2016/05/27/codipci-savannas/. Erin was purchased by Tyrone and Wanda here in Virginia. best goats in our industry. She weaned the twins (Babyface Nelson and Cool Hand Luke) at 93 days with weights of 66.5 and 61.5lbs. We hope to be able to offer breeders original genetics for their program. It is very rare in the United States. It had been a long time since we purchased a weanling doe. Catapult's picture was featured in Goat Journal Magazine May/June 2019 about the Savanna breed. Shown right at 3 years old. These were direct purchases at DSU Cilliers farm. He traces to JCS 8 via his grand dam. Our 2020 kidding season is complete; our 2020 kids have been sold. Jewel's fast growth rate, nice structure, and perfect pigment led to her selection in a project with the great SH Juggernaut. (Industry leading Herdsires: "Hercules, "King's Ransom", "Barricade") In 2018 she kidded twins using NJW Damascus. She was the smallest of the three and weighed 100 pounds at a year old. goats. Penny have become a living legend of production. No worming last three years, kidded twins each breeding year. Catapult has been separating himself from his peer. In 1993, the Savanna Goat Society was created in South Africa, to recognize and perpetuate the breed, and within a year or two they were being imported to the United States. These Savannas were part of the famous CODI/PCI Boer goat import. Big Jim is tank conformation. They are a relatively rare breed in the United States. South Africa's original Range Goat Selected by Nature, Improved by Performance Testing. He has great "form" and proven function. Shown at right at 7 months, left at 12 months. Note the early Pi#'s of his breeder and owner. We are pleased with his progress. One of the advantages of these white goats was the fact that the white color is dominant over most other colors. The South African Savanna market is as strong as ever. Pictured left is our doe SH Ireland during a surgical flush procedure of her uterus. His son, SH Juggernaut was selected to be the cover buck of the Pi savanna industry flyer due to his large size and near perfect conformation. They produce abundant, mild-tasting meat and are very hardy and low maintenance. He is the creation from and embryo transfer project using KRI Y8 and SH Ireland (WW5 daughter). This is the "Old Man" of our farm. These are stud quality goats so they will be good for breeding. Lynette Nadeau had two 1000 head commercial meat goat farms in AZ and MN. He wanted Hardiness, survivability, and adaptability as his primary traits. Recips will kid and raise the Savanna kids as their own. Zeus is the son of the original imported JCS17 buck and JCS 22 dam, both born in South Africa. We are committed to protecting and upgrading its genetics, while keeping the unique features of the Lubbe Cilliers Savanna. In South Africa, there are seven goat breeds that are officially recognized by the Animal Improvement Act No. Y-8 was a top performer on forage in North Carolina, Texas, and Connecticut for years before being moved to Canada. Dawn said "I collect antiques" and inquired about her breeding. These original genetics are hard to find. Thanks again Janet and Greg. Farmers were enthusiastic about a new breed of meat and range goat, its background developed from indigenous goats of South Africa … This breeding is bringing old and newer genetics together. She kidded twins in November 2019. 16 embryos provided 15 live kids averaging 10.3 lbs. She is the Boss! She has been growing well against her peer and will be a good fit in our program. FB4 has travelled the south, fighting both dogs and coyotes, losing part of her ear, but protecting her kids. the industry. This herdsire is part of Sleepy Hollow's foundation stock. Quervo, 4C W1118 (Big 2), NJW Green 42 on the top and SP75 P1097 Savi, JCS #16 on the bottom of his pedigree. All our 2021 kids will be fullbloods. Dawn has a good eye for goats. We used KRI Y8 over Delilah for this gem. This can cause confusion when examining pedigrees - use PI #'s. He is a son of KRI 512 "Dawie" and doe KRI 560, a doe sired by Y8 over Y6. The fourth source of full blood Savannahs came from South Africa to Australia as frozen embryos in 2006. Ashley has 1x1 teat structure, nice top line, total black skin under her coat, and a balanced appearance. Denise Peterson's import of Savanna embryos from South Africa in 2001, is one of only four sources of genetics here in the USA. This is used for internal herd development. This old gal, Delilah, is the daughter of X414's sister (X414B). (434) 531-1393 Jamie Ryan Ballif or Trevor Ballif. He is a twin son of Pretty Boy Floyd and Penny. The Savanna Goat Society of South Africa was established in 1993 and created a … from Keri-Rose consulting, bred over Mike Browning's 1st generation Our base does are retained based on conformation, reproductive output, kid growth rate, and their ability to survive in Virginia. South African Savanna Goats For Sale: Our goats are registered with Pedigree International and we do our DNA testing with VGL in Davis, CA. ... Dolly on the Our Goats page, from the triplets of this same cross last year. "Herd 5" has produced a line of kids that have outlived their peer with great output. Her Dec 2016 son "Spitfire", sired by Big Jim, is on the way to being an elite herdsire with Suzanne England in South Dakota. All out of old line DNA verified parentage--Most are DNA Africa genetics brought in by Dennise Peterson, but the sire for Hyas came from the Wilson's Summer Place herd which came from the Kifaru sale in Lampasas Texas. Breeders Spotlight March 27, 2018 ‘IN THE SPOTLIGHT’ Is a place to meet and learn about Savanna Breeders. Double registered with NKR and AKGA. These DNA verified genetics were held in Denise Peterson's small Since then, an import ban has been in place, thus preventing anymore direct South African imports. Each of Bam Bam's owners have been able to create a herd of large does that are hearty, parasite. The other reason is that there is a big demand for white goats for slaughter purposes The result is a meat goat that demonstrates … We like his enthusiasm as well as his conformation. We can also offer packages of the Dam (or Recip) with her kids prior to weaning. Check out that page for some amazing Goat "Eye Candy"! His kids hit the scales so heavy, she collected semen to Her son, Prettyboy Floyd and her daughters, to open the certificate. The result is a meat goat that demonstrates exceptional hardiness, the breed moves easily and can if necessary can travel long distances in search of fodder and water. OUR EXPERIENCE WITH SAVANNAS The Savanna was developed from indigenous goats in the rugged, harsh bush country of South Africa where the temperatures and rainfall can vary alot. 1070 Beaver Dam Rd, Keswick, VA 22947, US | Jamie- 434/531-1393. His picture was selected for many writings about the Savanna goat in various media. This doe was born in South Africa. genetics. Shown here at 2 years of age. The meat is muc h like lamb, only healthier and less fatty. The white Savanna goat breed was developed from indigenous goats of South Africa. Savanna Goats for Sale (2020): Directory of Savanna Goat Breeders If you're looking for Savana goats for sale , we've got you covered! KRI516 "Koenie" was an imported embryo, We have been using original progeny bloodlines for our primary breeding, as new sources of genetics to the United States is currently illegal. We specialize in full-blood Savanna goats, but sell percentage goats and even Anatolian Shepherd pups when they are available. She is a stand out in the industry. He was selected for our breeding program back in 2012 and 2013 due to tank/train conformation and fine muscling. Nadeau. He is working hard for Pruitt farms in OK. We Ireland and her litter mate "Caddy" are making big names in the industry. She has delivered on expectations. His sire was "Goliath" (KRI 522) and his dam DF 518 Rising Sun Ranch 101, from Dawn (Stiegler) Mincey's personal program. You will not be disappointed. Nibbles, Dodge, Elderflower, Betsy, Lily, Lucy and Lara are South African Boer goats … That is the mark of a great dam. She is being groomed for future genetics work. It would be no wonder that we retained 6 of Y8's doelings from our genetics work. The white Savanna goat breed was developed from indigenous goats of South Africa. SH Heavy Metal and SH Angel are amazing. Her son, SH Nemesis is impressing our customers with his kids. We rotate our goats every 30 days through our pastures and woodlots allowing them fresh forage. He was brought to North Carolina by Brian and Katie Payne. He was 10.2 lbs at birth with a wean weight of 52.3 lbs at 75 days (ADG .56 lbs/day). The Savanna is a hardy and adaptable indigenous breed, and its pigmentation protects it against the fierce African sun. WW E05 is the son of JCS 16 and JCS 18, which were imported as live animals from South Africa. (Suzanna is Juggernaut's sister) We have been striving for increased size and conformation, and she delivers in both categories. left at 2 years. Jerry was one the first breeders of the Savanna goat in the United States and helped develop the foundation stock that we all have today. These goats have large, muscular bodies with does weighing between 125-200 lbs and bucks 200-250+ lbs. This is a great indicator of quality. Genetic heritability of traits will vary, but you can see why we acquired her. Various farmers bred what was known as white Boer goats for a number of years in South Africa. To this day, these rare genetics are a must have. This sire was born in Australia and a direct import by Ken Mincey (MGF) to his Georgia farm. hese will all be DNA parentage verified progeny. She is a total package of heartiness with great mothering skills. 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