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Breeds of Livestock - Belgian Fawn Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Belgian Fawn Goats

Belgian Fawn

Also Known As: Chamoisée, Hertkleurig

The Belgian Fawn is descended from Chamois Coloured. These goats are horned, black or brown in color with a black skin. Adult males weigh on average 65 kg and females 60 kg with an average wither height of 81 cm and 71 cm respectively.

Reference:
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

Domestic Animal Diversity Information System, FAO

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