HOw much should a 4 1/2 month old pygmy goat weigh?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by muscovy94, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone I have a cute little pygmy goat i got named annabelle who i got when she was just 5 days old! she is just so cute. I'm just asking these questions as kind of like a check up on her development. How much should she weigh? She weighs 15lbs now. also how big should her horns be? right now they are just little nubs that are less than 1/2 of an inch.

    Thanks.
     
  2. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any goat people out there?
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    hi! i'm not sure..maybe try back yard herds?? the link to it is at the bottom of this page...good luck!
     
  4. ametauss

    ametauss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends on the parent's size... I had twins born that were 1.5lbs and 2.5lbs and at 4mths they were about 15lbs... the parents are 75lbs and 65lbs.
     
  5. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Yep I got a goat! He's a big fat Boer and weighs more than I do! SO I didn't respond.
     
  6. Soccer Mom

    Soccer Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, but I have Nubians and no idea what your baby should weigh. As long as she seems to be growing, in good flesh, and healthy, I wouldn't stress about it.
     
  7. Haviris

    Haviris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It will vary alot, but if she is growing ok and seems healthy she's probably fine. I've had 8 week old kids that were already 15+lbs and I've had kids that were 6+ months that were only that big. Different goats grow differently, different lines grow differently.
     
  8. BAYAREABIRDER

    BAYAREABIRDER Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 10 month old pygger systers { lol! } and to be honest, it is unique to each goat. Petunia weighs about 80 or 90 pounds, and poppy about 65- 70ish. Hope this helps!!
     
  9. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    JUst thought i would tell yall. My goat annabelle was recently killed by one of the dogs up the street. [​IMG]


    RIP ANNABELLE : july 4, 2009 - november 14, 2009
     

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