MiniMythic Miniature Goats     

Nigerian Dwarf & Mini Silky goats and Australian Shepherds

General Goat info:

Temperature = 102.5 - 104 - This varies depending on the temperature of the goat's surroundings. 

Pulse rate = 70 - 80 beats per minute

Respiration =15 to 30 per minute

Puberty = 7 weeks - 8 months (separate bucks from does at 2 month)

Estrus/Heat Cycle = 17 to 23 days

Gestation = 143 to 155 days

Life span:

Does = 11-16 years average age, but... usually the death in does is kidding related.  

Wethers = 11-16 years average age

Bucks = 8-10 average age - bucks usually live shorter lives than does and wethers due to the stresses of going into rut each year.

Full growth size: Most goats do not reach their full size until they are about three years of age. (They keep growing for about three years)

Important health issues:

Links to information on important health issues.. will take you to other sites...thankyou to these sites for making such info available to the reader
Colors and patterns/color genetics      

Poisonous plants to goats

Link to list of poisonous plants....thankyou to Fias Co. Farm for making such information available


http://fiascofarm.com/goats/poisonousplants.htm



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