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Breeds of Livestock - Erzgebirge Goats

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.

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