Boer kikio cross

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by 22lilchickens, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. 22lilchickens

    22lilchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 3, 2014
    I have some 4 goats right now and have been looking to purchase a bottle baby doeling and found some and they are boer kikio cross i heard these are good crosses what do y'all think
  2. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 19, 2011
    Escanaba, MI
    You might find more information on them on the internet if you spell the breed name right. It is Kiko not "Kikio". I don't keep meat goes, but I have read that true Kiko have better parasite resistance than boers. Of course, that depends on the breeder actually breeding for such a trait, and responsible use of antiparasitics.
  3. H Diamond

    H Diamond Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2014
    I bought a Kiko buck a few years ago. He was treated the same way as all my other goats. I got him because of all the good things I heard about them, but it didn't prove to be so. He was a jumper... couldn't keep him in. He was sooooooo loud! Still had to worm him, still had to trim his feet just as often, and his kids didn't grow out as nice ( Big and fast) as my dairy cross kids.
    Am I saying don't get one? No, just don't have unreal expectations.

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