Purebred Miniature Oberhasli
The Mini-Oberhasli is a cross of Nigerian Dwarf
and a Swiss dairy goat noted for its rich red bay coat ranging from light bay to
a dark bay or solid black in does. Bucks must be red bay to be registered.
Its appearance is alert and vigorous while
having a gentle temperament. The face is dished or straight with erect ears.
Minimal black markings in the bay Mini-Oberhasli are: two black stripes down the
face from above each eye to a black muzzle; forehead is nearly all black with
the ears black on the inside and bay on the outside; black stripe from the base
of each ear coning to a point just back of the poll and continuing along the
neck and back as a dorsal stripe; black belly; black legs below the knees and
hocks. The skin, including the udder is light gray to black. A few white hairs
through the coat and about the ears and/or nose are permitted. Bucks often have
more black on the head than does, black whisker, and black hair along the
shoulders and lower chest with a mantle of black along the back. Bucks
frequently have more white hair than does.
Maximum height: Does 28”
Evaluation of Defects
Small white spots in hair of does
Small white spots in hair of bucks
White spot over 1 ½ inch in any direction.
Any color but red bay (or black in does)
Examples of defects:
Colors other than red: