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Why should you separate male and female goats when she pregnant?


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2008-04-18 16:52:18
2008-04-18 16:52:18

Sometimes this is only necessary to protect the pregnant sheep from harm from the male. Bucks and does should NEVER be kept together.

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Entire male goats (known as bucks) can graze with pregnant female goats (does) but it is recommended that you separate them at least a month or so before kidding as the doe will give give off hormones as though she is in season and the buck will harass her when she should be settling down to kid.

Yes as otherwise the female goats would be pregnant all the time.

sometimes only if the other goats are bothering her.

To get female goats, does, pregnant.

They are only in labor for a day, which is the birth process. Female goats are pregnant for about 150 days (about 5 months).

A female goat can get pregnant again right after birth if she goes into heat around a male. The goat should be kept away from males until her baby goats are weaned.

Pygmy goats are pregnant for five months. I am pretty sure that all breeds of goats are pregnant for five months.Five months (150 days)

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Male goats are called billy goats. Female goats are called nanny goats.

The female chickens and goats have totally different names:A female chicken is called a hen.A female goats is called a doe or nanny.

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No female goats are known as does, male goats as bucks, castrated male goats as wethers and young goats are called kids.

Female goats are normally known as Nannies or Does

Female goats are known as Doe's.

most goats and sheep can reproduce at about 9 months

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Any female goat is called a nanny goat I'm pretty sure!)

To separate each of the goats you need to draw three of the lines and cross the other three to make a grid. This allows 16 goats to be in pens and one outside.

Yes goats come in both female and male versions. They wouldn't be able to create new goats otherwise. ~ Female goats are referred to as "does" or "nannies;" intact males are called "bucks" or "billies;" and juveniles of both sexes are called "kids". A neutered male is sometimes called a "wether."

No, they physically cannot. Only male goats that are uncastrated can.

Entire male goats are called bucks. Castrated male goats are called wethers. Female goats are called does. Young goats are called kids.

Female goats nurse their kids until they are 12 to 14 weeks old.

Adult female goats are called does. Adult male goats are called bucks.

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