Facts, Tips, and Trivia

  • Put 1 tbs. of pure apple cider vinager in bucks water to prevent kidney stones. {Urinary Caculi}
  • Keep a long handled brush hanging near your water spigot. It is surprising how many more times you will remember to clean out the water buckets with one so handy.
  • Never trust one latch on a gate. {goats are amazing escape artists}
  • Gestation length for a goat is 145-155 days.
  • If you happen to own LaManchas the most common question asked of you will be: 'What happened to thier ears???'
  • Keep your 20 oz soda bottles, lambar nipples fit on them perfectly and make switching your kids to the lambar much easier
  • Take a couple of different hays to a show, variety sometimes entices them to eat
  • Milking does should get 2-3 lbs of grain per day
  • Does typically have 1-3 kids
  • Nubians are the most common breed in the USA
  • A tag with the does registration number, tatoos, and kidding dates will help you out at a show if you have alot of goats to remember

If you have any interesting facts, tips, or trivia email me and I will post it.

Facts, Tips, and Trivia is compiled from 'The Goat Pen' and various members of our club.

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