The Saanen Goat is a popular breed of dairy goat known for its high milk production. It is of Swiss origin and is named after the Saanen Valley in Switzerland. The Saanen is a large goat, with both bucks and does typically weighing over 200 pounds. They are white or light in color, with some having spots of color on their bodies. The Saanen is a hardy breed and does well in a variety of climates. They are known for being calm and docile, making them a good choice for those new to raising goats. Saanen typically produce 2-3 quarts of milk per day.