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What breed am I????

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by mcg30_40, Aug 16, 2008.

  1. mcg30_40

    mcg30_40 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This 3 to 4 month old goat was given to me recently and I'm curious if anyone has any idea what kind she might be...
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  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    She kinda looks like my nubian doe. A side view of the nose would help in IDing her.
     
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  3. EllyMae

    EllyMae Chillin' With My Peeps

    yeah, I would say some nubian for sure, look at those ears!
     
  4. Chatychick

    Chatychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2007
    Blue Mound, Kansas
    I would say either Nubian/Alpine or maybe Boer/Alpine...even Nubian/Nigerian...its really hard to tell. They call her ears airplane ears and it cause for the mix breeding. Depending on her nose as the Nubians and Boers have the roman noses can tell alot. But the ears sticking out its either Alpine or Nigerian. She is a cutie..
     
  5. Haviris

    Haviris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2007
    Alpine/Nubian cross would be my guess, she's pretty!
     
  6. mcg30_40

    mcg30_40 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone for your suggestions and thoughts. She is a cutie. The billy that was in with the herd looked to be a Boer but who knows if that is what breed the mom. He only keep the herd for a few months and they were breed when he got them. Anyway...thanks again for the opinions!
     
  7. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    Those airplane ears are adorable, and she's a neat color. The crossbreeds are great - hardy and unusual.

    Right now I'm keeping a rescue goat for a friend (rescued off a Craigslist ad)...we think she's a Kiko/mini brush goat (what the locals call Pigmies haha but are nowhere near being Pygmies). Who knows...but she's cute nonetheless.
     

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