Boer goat is a special breed of goat that was originally from South Africa. They typically have a reddish-brown head and a white body. It is considered far superior to any other goat breed in the world for meat production. It is known for rapid weight gain and heavy muscling and has high fertility compared to the other goats.
It is narrated on the authority of Abu Huraira that, the Messenger of Allah Muhammed (May peace and blessings be upon him) remarked: Tranquility is found among those who rear goats and sheep. Muslim :: Book 1 : Hadith 87