Archive Article: 1999/05/28

28 May 1999

To separate the sheep from the goats… This unusual cross owned by Jill Slyfield, Wokingham, Berks, is from a Poll Dorset ewe bred to a Boer billy goat. But it does show how closely related goats and sheep are. MLC sheep scientist Jenny Anderson says this goat/sheep cross – often known as a shoat or a geep – will be sterile.

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