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Alpine Goat Breed Profile

Alpine Goat Breed Profile

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The Alpine goat is a goat breed native to the Alps and one of the world's most famous goat breeds. It is medium in size and characterized by a suede coat. In addition, this breed is known for being an excellent milk carrier that establishes itself well for breeding. Artificial insemination plays a decisive role in this type of goat. This is the first French goat breed in number, with 140,000 goats in the milk register. Alpine Goat Physical Features The Alpine goat is a medium to large breed of domestic goat known for its excellent milking ability. They do not have fixed colors or markings (although some brands are discriminatory). They have horns, a straight profile, and erect ears. This breed originated in the French Alps. Mature specimens weigh around 61 kilograms (about 135 pounds)...