Goat Prices in South Africa. All Goat prices vary depending on breed, location and age. For this post we will focus on Boer Goats in South Africa. The price for a single goat can vary from R2200 – R12 000.
How much is it to buy a goat?
Goats, especially miniature species such as African Pygmy Goats and Nigerian Dwarf Goats, are kept as pets. Goats are well liked for their curious and intelligent nature. Typical costs: Goats range in price from $75 to $300, depending on factors including sex, age and temperament.
Are goats expensive to keep?
Are Goats Expensive To Keep? Regardless of the breed of goat you choose to keep as a pet, typical husbandry costs will range from $10 to $20 per week for their feed and water.
Are goats expensive to own?
A goat (whether it’s a baby or an adult) can cost anywhere from $100-$800 depending on the breed & sex. Purebred goats are usually more expensive as are the females. … One thing that’s important to know is that you can never just buy ONE goat. Goats, by nature, are herd animals and need another goat in order to be happy.
Why is goat meat not sold in stores South Africa?
The reason is not sold, is that according to Stats SA, there are fewer people who actually consume goat meat in South Africa. It is only now recently that people who own goats are lobbying the government to try and persuade supermarkets owners to allow goat meat to be sold.
Why dont they sell goat meat?
Because other more flavorful meats (beef, pork and chicken, etc.) are readily available to Americans at far lower prices than goat meat is. Goats provide very little for the amounts of food that they require, their meat does have a strong almost gamey flavor to it; and it can be difficult to prepare properly.