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The domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild ... In 2011, there were more than 924 million live goats around the globe, according to the UN Food and A...

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 ...

FAQS for Goat Owners - The Goat Source


If you want to have a pet goat, just about any breed will do, but a wether ( neutered male) is preferred. Meat goats can be of .... How long do goats live? A goat is ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

How Long Do Goats Live - A beginners guide to homesteading


A domestic goat is unique from other subspecies because it is a mix of the Eastern Europe and southwest Asia wild goat. It has a gestation period of 150 days ...

Facts About Goats - Live Science


Oct 21, 2015 ... Their black horns grow up to 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 cm) long. They do not shed their horns, so a goat's age can be determined by counting the ...

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


Goats have no upper front teeth; their upper front mouth is one big gum ... Bucks = 8-10 average age - bucks usually live shorter lives than does and wethers due  ...