Lack of goat breeding knowledge shocks long-term Boer breeder

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
March 3 2022 - 7:00am
Boer goat breeder and industry consultant Graham Reimers addressing the goat workshop in Roma. Picture: Sally Gall

Most red meat producers are familiar with using scrotal circumferences of bulls as a breeding value, and with palpating rams' testicles to check for diseases, but the importance of checking teats on male goats isn't something many caprine breeders are aware of.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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