Goats

Resources About Goats

A short guide to safe cohabitation considerations for goats, including social, dietary, housing, and safety considerations.
A short guide to safe cohabitation considerations for goats, including social, dietary, housing, and safety considerations.
Close-up of a caregiver kneeling next to a goat and holding up their front foot to trim.
A short guide on how to trim a goat’s hooves and common goat hoof care concerns!
A short guide on how to trim a goat's hooves and common goat hoof care concerns!
An introductory guide for common goat health issues, illnesses, and diseases. When in doubt, always contact an expert or veterinarian for evaluation!
An introductory guide for common goat health issues, illnesses, and diseases. When in doubt, always contact an expert or veterinarian for evaluation!

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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