How much room do pygmy goats need?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by chicken farmer, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. chicken farmer

    chicken farmer Songster

    Feb 7, 2012
    I get to take pygmy goats for 4-h this year and I'm real excited it'll be the first time I've ever raised goats. I was wondering how much room 2 pygmy goats would need house and pen wise. I live in the country with a big yard and woods,we also have chickens(of course),ducks,rabbits,dogs,cats,and I can't wait to get into goats. Any raising tips would be appreciated
  2. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Songster

    Oct 18, 2014
    the minimum indoor housing for 2 would be around 12 square feet (like a 6x6 ft stall or shed), but bigger isn't bad, and if you are planning on breeding them and letting them raise the babies, i would add more to hav room for them...remember, twins and triplets isn't uncommon!
    outdoor space would be a minimum of 30 square feet, but they would appreciate more if possible :) They sure love to play and explore!
    That's so exciting to get goats, good luck!!

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