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Goats By Breed - Anatolian Black

By: "Gary Pfalzbot"

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  • Also known as: Kil-Keçi, Adi Keçi, Kara Keçi, Kilgoat, Turkish Native.

  • Description: The Anatolian Black is raised in Turkey for its meat, milk and fiber. The Anatolian Black is a Syrian type goat with large, drooping ears, coarse flat long hair, and comes in a unicolored variety of black, grey, brown and sometimes pied coloration. Reported to be tolerant to diseases, the Anatolian Black is well adapted to a local poor environment.

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    All information and photographs contained here are posted in conjunction with Prof. Dr. Ihsan Soysal and Emel Özkan, Trakya University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Tek Rdag, Turkey, Email:

    About the author:
    About the author: Gary Pfalzbot is a Service Connected Disabled Veteran and the web master of GoatWorld as well as some other web sites. He has raised goats over the years, been involved with 4-H (as a young boy) and currently resides in Colorado where he and his wife Pam raise a few breeds of goats and other animals, and primarily author the GoatWorld web site to continue to inform, educate, and promote the industry.

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