There are two varieties of Philippine goats raised for meat production. The coarse haired type is cream, tan or light brown and usually polled. The fine hair variety is black or brown and may have a white belt. This variety is usually horned. These goats are thought to have originated from the Katjang breed.


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


R. E. McDowell, Professor Emeritus of International Animal Science, Cornell University, and provided by Paul O. Brackelsberg, Professor of Animal Science, Iowa State University

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