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It is my understanding that Boers, Savannas, and Kalahari Reds are all different breeds. They all look similar but are genetically different.
I read that too, but I also read the story about how they were developed and it's a very similar story to how the boers were. We know the South Africans were supposed to cull anything that wasn't white with a red head. We also know there are color genes in Boers. The SA's even admit one of the founding buck was dappled. Check out this website from a SA breeder. He was also a founder of the Boer breed. The pictures of the goats are identical to good red boers from this country. I don't think there is any way in heck those goats wouldn't have some in common DNA with Boers. Both "breeds" were developed in Africa from the indigenous goats. There is just no way you can develop two meaty breeds of goats that look exactly alike except for color in the same country without them being related. It's just not logical. Even if you disagree, check out this website. Cool goats.
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