Articles

My plans are to gradually develop this area to include numerous articles on General Goat Health, Deworming, Drawing Blood, etc.  You can view the Copper Supplement page now and more will follow as I have the time.

Healthy Goat Information

  • Rectal temperature: 101.5 – 103.5 (can vary due to weather)

  • Pulse rate: 70 – 80 beats per minute

  • Respiration: 15 to 30 per minute

  • Rumen movements: 1 – 1.5 per minute

  • Estrus Cycle: 17 to 23 days

  • Gestation: 145 to 155 days (about 5 months)

  • Average Lifespan: 8-12 years

It helps to observe your goat’s daily habits so that if your goat is acting strange you will notice it right away.