The Boer goat is a breed of goat that was developed in South Africa in the early 1900s for meat production. Their name is derived from the Afrikaans (Dutch) word boer, meaning farmer. Boer goats are a popular breed for meat.
Myotonic Goat Description, 2005
By: D. Phillip Sponenberg, DVM, PhD & Barbara Roberts
Along with input and ideas from many others