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American Lamancha goat


American Lamancha, or more commonly, simply Lamancha or LaMancha, is a formally ... Although it is interesting folk lore and short eared goats do run throughout history, ... Only Lamanchas with Swis...

FAQS for Goat Owners - The Goat Source


What breed of goat should I raise? ... If you want to have a pet goat, just about any breed will do, but a wether (neutered male) is .... How long do goats live?

Pet Goats - Articles - GOATWORLD.COM


Lifespan: 10-12 years, may live as long as 30 years. Productive life of a ... Only needed in the winter or if goats do not have access to good pasture. Feed small ...

How to Care for Pygmy Goats (with Pictures) - wikiHow


They do come with their own set of care requirements, but once you understand ... Like all animals, goats need water to live. .... How long do pygmy goats live?

Average lifespan of a Nigerian Goat | BackYardHerds.com


I think this is NONSENSE and they should live at least 10 years or longer ... splendid longevity... although it is rare to have any goat live so long, ...

The Truth About Keeping Backyard Goats - Living Homegrown


But I wanted to know – exactly how do people decide if backyard goats are right for them? ... I wanted the real scoop from people who live with them every day. ... to obtain a manger that keep the hay up off the ground as long as possible or the  ...

Random Goat Facts - Swampy Acres Farm


This page lists dozens of random and unusual facts about goats. ... An intact adult male goat is called a buck. ... Goats live 8 to 12 years. ... to have originated from the practice of stealing the companion goat so the racehorse would do poorly.

Teeth, Life Expectancy and How to estimate the age of a goat


Jun 29, 2015 ... Goats have no upper front teeth; their upper front mouth is one big gum ... Does that are "retired" from breeding around age 10 live longer... up ...

Raising Dairy Goats In The City | Garden Pool


Mar 11, 2012 ... They are commonly recognized by the goats long drooping ears and Roman noses, and ... Goats need to have a sturdy pen to live in, a hoop building, barn, or shed, that ... Do Dairy Goats Need Companionship and Exercise?

A Simple Guide to Raising & Milking Goats - Weed 'em & Reap


Since I live in the desert, we pretty much stick to alfalfa and bermuda with some ... Goats do need those long stems and you'll want to try to supplement a bit with ...

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How long do goats live? | Reference.com


A goat will generally live for 10 to 12 years. Male goats, or bucks, tend to have shorter life spans than female goats, or does, and wethers. This is partly caused ...

Goatkeeping 101 - Rubystar Dairy Goats


If you do not want to live with your goat 24/7, you would be wise to buy two goats, ... by a "bug" that can live in soil for a long time, infecting generations of goats.

21 Things You Should Know About Goats Before You Start a Goat ...


Feb 7, 2014 ... If a Nubian goat does not want to go on a milking stand, then there is no way of ... comes up regurgitating their food) and repeat that process all day long. ... the dairy goats live on pastures and eat wild vegetation of the region.