Goats: Castrating

Goats should be castrated around 12 weeks (or older) so their urethra has time to grow. Stones can be deadly to goats and a small urethra can’t pass a large, sand size, stone. Castrating early can cause urinary calculi (commonly referred to as UC), which is a deadly condition that is difficult to treat. Some … Continue reading Goats: Castrating


DAIRY GOATS Alpine – Alpines don’t do well in wet climates, though modern breeding is improving their hardiness. – Can be any color except white or light brown with white markings. – Seasonal breeder, usually from August to December.  A doe will be in heat every 18-21 days and can stay in heat from a … Continue reading Goats