Goats

Resources About Goats

A look at a few of the foods you should avoid feeding goats.
A look at a few of the foods you should avoid feeding goats.
Here’s a free downloadable brochure that you can print and provide to animal sanctuary visitors who express interest in providing lifelong care to goats!
Here's a free downloadable brochure that you can print and provide to animal sanctuary visitors who express interest in providing lifelong care to goats!
Johne’s is a challenging disease, especially in a sanctuary setting where individuals have unknown backgrounds and may be coming come from situations where the
Johne’s is a challenging disease, especially in a sanctuary setting where individuals have unknown backgrounds and may be coming come from situations where the risk of exposure is high. What do you need to know to keep your residents safe?
What is Caseous Lymphadenitis (CL)? How does it affect goat and sheep residents in sanctuary, and how can you manage its spread while keeping
What is Caseous Lymphadenitis (CL)? How does it affect goat and sheep residents in sanctuary, and how can you manage its spread while keeping residents happy and healthy?
Nutritional, living space, and social recommendations for a younger goat or kid in an animal sanctuary environment!
Nutritional, living space, and social recommendations for a younger goat or kid in an animal sanctuary environment!
Goats are fascinating and complex individuals! Here are some verified fun facts about them!
Goats are fascinating and complex individuals! Here are some verified fun facts about them!
Help ensure your goat residents have a happy and healthy life by introducing enrichment strategies for them!
Help ensure your goat residents have a happy and healthy life by introducing enrichment strategies for them!

Fun Facts About Goats

Did you know that goats are more likely to have their ears pointed forward when they are experiencing positive emotions than when experiencing negative emotions? Also, the pitch of their voice is more likely to be steady when feeling positive emotions, whereas it may go up and down more when they are feeling distressed.
Want to get on a goat’s good side? Start with smiling! Goats are able to differentiate between happy and unhappy human faces. And they have been found to prefer happy faces!
Did you know that goats can develop accents? That’s right: The vocalization of kids has been studied, and it was discovered that their voice can change to sound more like other goats they are with when they are moved to different social groups!

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