Hobby Farms Editors
February 4, 2011

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Photo Credit: Photo by Daniel Johnson

The Alpine goat originated in France and was brought to the U.S. in 1922, where it was further developed. Also known as the French Alpine and the Alpine Dairy goat, the breed comes in eight recognized colorations: cou blanc, cou clair, cou noir, sundgau, pied, chamoisee, two-tone chamoisee and broken chamoisee.

Height: 30 to 40 inches

Weight: 135 to 170 pounds

Urban Uses: The Alpine is known for being an excellent dairy goat

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Books & Magazines:

Alpines International Club
American Dairy Goat Association


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