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Anglo-Nubian goats (2nd of 3)

Anglo-Nubian goats

Anglo-Nubian goats have curved Roman noses and large pendulous ears. They came to New Zealand from England or via Australia, and are registered pure-bred animals. There are only a few in New Zealand. Nubian goats can be produced from crossing Anglo-Nubians with other breeds. There are more than 3,000 in New Zealand, used mainly for dairying.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Goats and goat farming - Farming goats for weed control and milk', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16594/anglo-nubian-goats (accessed 3 April 2020)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008