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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 ...

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 ...

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.

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?

4 Ways to Raise Goats - wikiHow


Goats are herd animals, which means that they prefer to live in groups. ... The housing does not need to be very elaborate, and as long as the goats have plenty ...

AngoraGoat.com :: Angora Goats&Mohair :: Perfect Hobby Farm ...


How long do angoras live? Do they need special care as they age? In our flock, it is not uncommon for our girls to go 9-11 years- undoubtedly we could push ...

Teeth, Life Expectancy & How to estimate a goat's age - Fias Co Farm


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  ...

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.

Everything you wanted to know about raising meat goats but didn't ...


You have to live where the goats and dogs live and check on them daily; you can' t .... dairy goats are long legged and long bodied so that the does can carry big ...

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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?

102 Facts About Goats - FAMU.edu


Goats do not have teeth in their upper front jaw. 16. Goats ... Goats do not eat tin cans, clothing or garbage, but are ... in some cases, goats can live over 15 years. 31. .... In the biblical town of Jericho, people kept goats as long as 6,000 to 7,000  ...

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.