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What a boer

Ryley Alameda learns the ins and outs of raising goats


March 25, 2020

Photo courtesy Emily Haver

Valerie Remick, left, and Ryley Alameda pose with one of the Remick Boer Goats.

Ryley Alameda is only 12 years old but she is already a partner in Remick Boer Goats, learning the ins and outs of what it really takes to raise an animal for profit. Ryley is a member of the Saratoga's Finest 4-H club and she has shown goats as her 4-H project for the past four years. It all started when a family friend, Valerie Remick, gave Ryley and her brother two bum goat kids from her Boer herd. They named the goats Tank and Lightning and didn't have high hopes for them. However, both goats grew up strong and healthy and Lightning ended up winning Grand Champion Meat Goat at the Carbo...

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