Medium size, average weight 120 pounds; does standing 26” at the withers, bucks 28” at the withers.
Hair: Short, from sleek to shaggy coat. Bucks are known for a pronounced beard.
Color: Fawn to chocolate
Markings: White ears with dark spot in the middle, two white stripes down the face from above each eye to the muzzle, hind legs white from hocks to hooves, forelegs white from knees downward with a dark band below the knee; a white triangle on either side of the tail, a white spot may be present at root of wattles or in that area if no wattles are present. Varying degrees of cream makings instead of pure white acceptable, but not desirable.
Ears: Erect and stand forward on the head.
Facial structure: Long but not Roman. Often naturally polled.
Temperament: Slightly high strung, perhaps more than other breeds
Toggenburg milk typically has a fat content of 3.2-3.7%. ADGA statistics from 2006 show average production to be at 2253 pounds of milk, with 3.2% fat and 2.7% protein. Average lactation period 257 days.
Information obtained from (www.dairygoatjournal.com).