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I have dairy goats, but I recently got Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats, as we might want to do that one day, and they have a tape weight chart for meat goats. Says it was developed in Australia by Boer goat breeders. :shrug: Here it is:

Inches Pounds
15 9.5
16 11.0
17 13.0
18 15.5
19 18.0
20 20.5
21 24.0
22 28.5
23 33.5
24 37.5
25 43.0
26 47.5
27 54.0
28 59.5
29 66.5
30 74.0
31 80.0
32 88.5
33 94.5
34 100.0
35 109.0
36 117.0
37 123.5
38 131.0
39 136.5
40 141.0
41 148.0

That's as far as it goes- sorry, didn't look till I got to the end. I guess it's for kids mostly :D
 

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Sorry that's a little weird looking- I typed it up nicely space, but the computer jammed it all together. :rolleyes:

Here's what I found on another forum:

With a tape measure-measure heart girth(around, right behind front legs)-measure body length(from where her neck meets her body to her tail head)
H.G X H.G.X B.L.=divide THAT total by 300. I use that on my market kids, who are then weighed at the buyers, i find it to be approx. 2 lbs different!

This was for meat goats, specifically. I don't quite understand it myself, but maybe you will. :)
 
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