Dr Fred C.Homeyer

Dr. Fred C. Homeyer is a retired Professor of Computer Science from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. He owns and operates Antelope Creek Ranch in Robert Lee, Texas where he raises 1,500 head of South African Boer goats. He has been active in the Boer goat...

Breeding Better Boers – Reasons Behind The Breed Standards

The first set of breed standards for the South African Boer goat was established around 1959 by the South African Boer Breeders Society. The primary reasons for establishing breed standards were to assist the Boer goat breeders in setting goals and guidelines to...

International Marketing

I have seen very few, if any, articles written about international marketing and sales of Boer goats overseas. I have been blessed to sell quite a few goats in other countries over the past twenty years. I have learned many things about such endeavors over time....

Now That You Have That Expensive Boer Buck – What Do You Do?

The Boer goat industry in the U.S. is now about 20 years old. Since the first import of fullblood Boer goats into this country in 1993 a lot has happened – some good – some bad. A lot of people have spent a lot of money (and in some cases I mean A LOT of MONEY) on...

Points To Ponder About Hair

I hope this title caught your attention as I want to share several interesting observations about the hair coat on Boer goats in this article. I continue to read and do research on South African Boer goats. This reading includes articles and research performed by...

Selecting Boer Herd Sires: Buying A Bull Like A Racehorse

I hope this title caught your attention as I want to share several interesting observations from recent reading that I have done about bull selection. That’s right I said bull selection but what does this have to do with Boer buck selection. You will have to read...