Would it be alright to breed a saanen to a kinder?

Discussion in 'Goats' started by ajharris, Sep 30, 2006.

  1. ajharris

    ajharris Amanda

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    We have been given a kinder(?) buck. Would it be okay to breed my saanen to him? Would they just be smaller than if I bred her to a bigger buck?

    TIA
    Amanda
     
  2. Sher

    Sher Well-Known Member

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    Yes..it would be okay. They would probably be shorter and wider than your saanen. I breed my saanen girls to a boer and the kids are usually shorter and wider..but not always.

    My girlfriend uses a kinder on her girls. She is into the meat business. She has some saanens in her herd too.

    Good luck!
     

  3. KSALguy

    KSALguy Lost in the Wiregrass Supporter

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    kinders will richen the milk on your Saanens, they will be a bit smaller all around with a chubby look,

    there is no reason you COULDNT breed a kinder to a Saanen,

    if thats the buck you have available then go for it.