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goat breed question *with pictures*

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by agnes_day, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. agnes_day

    agnes_day Songster

    Aug 29, 2008
    ok, we pick the babies up tomorrow. we are also picking up a 3rd, a sister of the solid black one. i read though,that pygmy goats cant have blue eyes..is that true? can anyone tell me if they look like they are mixed with something else? i dont mind if they are, just curious.


    there is the girl, and her sister looks about the same, with a white band around her middle and blue eyes.

    here is the boy


    any opinions welcomed!!
    also, is there any way to trim the solid black ones fur to where its a little neater looking? or is that just how it looks?
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  2. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    I have no clue other than that they are flipping adorable!!! [​IMG]
  3. bheila

    bheila Songster

    Feb 8, 2008
    Kent, Wa
    Sounds like a Pygmy Nigerian cross to me. Pygmies never have blue eyes unless they are cross bred.
  4. agnes_day

    agnes_day Songster

    Aug 29, 2008
    thats what i read..that they could be crossed with a nigerian.

    i cant wait to get them home!!
  5. bheila

    bheila Songster

    Feb 8, 2008
    Kent, Wa
    BTW they are adorable! [​IMG]
  6. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    I'll tell you what their breed is : UTTER CUTENESS! [​IMG] Ship one to me... now... before I explode! [​IMG]
  7. helmstead

    helmstead Songster

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    Yup, Pygmy/Nigi crossed to get the blue eyes. I must say...my Giada baby from the December kiddings is the most ADORABLE baby we've ever had here, she's Pygmy/Nigi...I think it's a great cross!

    Congrats! They're super cute!!!

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