My 2 Boer doelings

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by greenfamilyfarms, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    2 1/2 weeks old:
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    Different mamas, same daddy. Any ideas what could be the hertiage of the second one? She has some black stripes on her face that the parents do not have.
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  2. FrenchHen

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    I can't answer your question, but they're very sweet!
     
  3. FrizzleFreak

    FrizzleFreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, they both look Boer, if that's what you mean...(and adorable; I could never raise meat goats)
     
  4. hollyk

    hollyk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both look boer, but the dark coloring could be some spanish goat influence. Out babies out of a spanish/boer mother had some interesting color combos.
    They are gorgeous!
     
  5. username taken

    username taken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can get those black markings in fullblood boers. I've got a sth af fullblood buckling atm with a red head and those black marks.

    The second one ... well its unusual for a fullblood to have that light a colouring, and that little colour on the head, and have the pink skin on nose and bum but having said that, it does happen.

    I'd hazard a guess that she is very very high % if not purebred.

    But there's no way to tell for sure. I guess what I am trying to say, going by colour alone she could be fullblood, purebred, high % or even 50% boer.
     
  6. Chicky~Buddy

    Chicky~Buddy Out Of The Brooder

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    their heritage? ~ a long line of cuteness! ahhhh [​IMG]
     

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