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Indigenous Veld Goats

Indigenous Veld Goats

Mission and Vision 

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a general interest to preserve the purity of one or more of our South African eco-types.

The use of the Society Identification Guide which is based on existing core genetics of the various eco-types for applying visual Screening and Inspections;  with the purpose of preserving the breed characteristics of each eco-type, as well as for preserving the quality and purity of Indigenous Veld Goats in general.

Good and healthy selection of animals within the different eco-types, based on functionality and fertility, according to the accepted description of a Natural Indigenous Veld Goat -  to eliminate deviations regarding genetic traits and body structure displays and exhibits of the breed at agricultural expos, auctions, and information days, for educational and marketing purposes, and thus re-instil a pride in this unique heritage members to act as ambassadors of the Society and of the breed; to take individual responsibility to contribute towards a positive and productive culture, and to always act in the best interest of the Indigenous Veld Goat to compile animal records and family trees and to maintain all records of animals that are registered through the Society with SA Studbook.

 

To encourage...

To Discourage...

Breeders or members to interbreed between the different eco-types or to crossbreed with other goat breeds, except for the purpose of terminal slaughtering

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