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How old do you think I could be?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by flockandgarden, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. flockandgarden

    flockandgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    I was given a nigerian dwarf baby. He is papered but I don't know his age can anyone guess?

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  2. SA Farm

    SA Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is definitely young...Wouldn't the DOB be on the papers? Weird... Looks like mine did around 1 - 2 months old.

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  3. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    you have to look at his teeth

    or you could see if there is a date of birth on his papers, assuming they are registry papers
     
  4. SA Farm

    SA Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's true. They do get teeth in around 5 weeks old, but nothing really else until about a year. You could at least determine older/younger than 5 weeks....
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Also, I don't see any horns starting, or maybe the baby goat is already disbudded or is naturally hornless. Horns will show above the hair somewhere around 4 to 6 weeks.

    BTW both baby goats are very cute [​IMG]
     
  6. Goat Lover 3

    Goat Lover 3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say he's about 2 or 3 months old! That's about what my 3 pygmy goats looked like when they were about that age. He will be a lot of fun and work! Enjoy him! [​IMG]
     

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