How to Disbud (Prevent Horns) in a Baby Goat?

Answer Horns are pretty, but hard to live with. Goats hurt each other with them, get locked in a hay manger or fence, and horns are no use at all when defending against dogs (who hunt in packs and attack ... Read More »

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Goat Health: How to Graft a Baby Goat?

Grafting a baby goat is the process of getting a lactating goat to accept and nurse another goat's kid as her own. The most common reasons for needing to graft a goat baby include the death of a mo... Read More »

I thought that guy was kidding when he said he was the devil- why was my baby born with red pupils and horns?

This kid is just related to my mother-in-law, that's all. No need to worry, not until it starts talking...then you'll have to bring out the exorcist or just give in to the fact that you'll never be... Read More »

What is the name of a baby goat?

A baby goat (scientific name Capra hircus) is referred to as a kid. At about 18 months old, the goat is mature and no longer considered a kid, but either a doe (female) or billy (male).Source:Encha... Read More »

What is another name for a baby goat?

Baby goats commonly are called kids, according to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park. Many farmers and commercial goat ranchers further distinguish female goat kids as doelings and intact mal... Read More »