The purpose of raising them goes a long way in getting the right breed and providing the right living conditions for them. Boer goats, are usually raised for meat. They are large and robust animals, and are a great source of nutrition and meat. Alternately, people are commonly seen raising pygmy goats as well.
Males are commonly known as bucks. They have a very strong and repulsive odor that many people find unbearable. Bucks that are neutered are known as wethers. Most people you come across will prefer females to male goats. That is because they are easier to manage and don't have the pungent odor.
It limits their movement beyond a certain level and enables the owners to keep an eye on them at all times. For water, it is best to leave a bucket of clean water lying around in a spot that is clearly visible. If possible, you should also keep some guard dogs to protect them.
You might have to add additional supplements to their diet depending on their condition and specific requirements. You should also visit a veterinarian and get well-versed with all the dos and don'ts associated with goat care. The vet will also prescribe necessary medications and vaccinations to prevent major diseases.