Is Spanish goat good to eat?

Are goats expensive to keep?

Are Goats Expensive To Keep? Regardless of the breed of goat you choose to keep as a pet, typical husbandry costs will range from $10 to $20 per week for their feed and water. Mature goats eat two pounds of food per day. … and you bale your own hay, the cost of keeping a goat will be less expensive.

What is the easiest breed of goat to raise?

We’ve raised Alpines in the past and they are sweet and eager to please. They’re easier to train on the milk stand and not quite as willful. Our fiber goats are the most docile of all the goats I’ve raised. They are slower moving, quiet and a pleasure to raise.

What is the best age to eat goat?

To give you a ballpark figure, your goat should be butchering ready at about 8-10 months of age. The specific age will be determined by the genetics of the goat and the way you raised him. The 8-10 months figure is for a market goat.

What is the most profitable goat to raise?

There are a few popular meat goats which farmers prefer raising. One of the most profitable meat goats being the Boer goat, which when fully grown will come in at roughly 40 pounds.

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What is the purpose of a Spanish goat?

Spanish goat was kept mainly for the purpose of clearing brush and other undesirable plant species from pasture land. They are also good as meat goats, but the Boer goats have overtaken Spanish goats for meat in the 1980s. Today the numbers of purebred Spanish goat is threatened, due to the amount of crossbreeding.