Going for Goats - The Tauernsheck Goat

A goat breed native to Austria and primarily raised for dairy purposes, the Tauernsheck is a very uniquely marked breed and one of the world’s rarest breeds.

Going for Goats - The Toggenburg goat

One of the oldest known dairy goat breeds, the Toggenburg goat hails from St. Gallen in Switzerland and is capable of producing up to 750kgs of milk per lactation. Read all about the breed below.

Going for Goats - The Arapawa goat

A breed which can be traced back to two solitary goats which were left on their now native Island by Captain Cook, the Arapawa goat is a feral and multi-coloured breed now native to New Zeland’s Arapawa Island.

Going for Goats - The Dutch Landrace Goat

A breed, as the name suggests, originating in the Netherlands and once down to only two surviving specimens, The Dutch Landrace goat is this week’s featured goat breed. Read all about the breed below.

Going for Goats - The Changthangi goat

A goat breed raised primarily for its fine cashmere wool, the Changthangi is an Indian breed and one of the countries most abundant breeds.

Going for Goats - The Bilberry Goat

This week’s featured breed hails from Ireland and calls Waterford county its home, a bred on the verge of extinction, the Bilberry Goat.

Going for Goats - The Rocky Mountain goat

In ‘Going for Goats’ this week, we profile the champion goat of the Rocky Mountains in North America, known as the Oreamnos americanus or the Rocky Mountain goat. Read all about the breed below.