Boer Goat Farm

    In the last 25-30 years, there is a tendency of increasing the search of quality red meat in the entire world. The goat meat is about 63% of the totality of consumed red meat worldwide and this fact indicates the increased search and therefore the persistent tendency to make the specialized goat farms more famous and needed.

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    The breed Boer has unique biological, agricultural and functional characteristics and it is a hit on the market, with record prices for the animals and high quality meat for the connoisseurs. The animals from the breed are really remarkable with their exterior looks – large body with well defined shapes and structure.

    The exceptionally high meat yield qualities are the most valuable characteristic of the Boer goats. In the table below it is shown a comparison between the goat meat and other widely consumed meats. We can make the following conclusions about the goat meat:

 

Comparative table of the Boer goat meat and meat from other animals

Sign in 100g live meat
Types of meat
Goat meat Veal meat
Pork meat Lamb meat Chicken meat
Calories 122 245 310 235 120
Fats (g) 2.6 16 24 16 3.5
Saturated fats (g) 0.8 6.8 8.7 7.3 1.1
Protein (g) 23 23 21 22 21
Iron (mg) 3.2 2.9 2.7 1.4 1.5

USDA Handbook, H&B Bulletin 72