Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Erzgebirge Goats
Also Known As: Erzgebirgsziege
This breed is found in the Saxony region of Germany where it is kept primarily for milk production. The Erzgebirg is red-brown with a black dorsal stripe, belly, legs and face mask. The breed is polled.
Reference:Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.Photographs:We are currently searching for photographs or slides of this breed. Additional submission information.