What breed of goat is this?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by theweirdfarmkid, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. theweirdfarmkid

    theweirdfarmkid New Egg

    Mar 31, 2016
    A family friend wants my FFA barn to take this goat, but we can't identify her breed. Any ideas?
    Also, I'm new to this website, so I'm not sure if this is posting or not. [​IMG]
  2. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 19, 2011
    Escanaba, MI
    How tall is she? How much does she weigh? Does she have any registration papers?

    Without any papers, she is likely some sort of mixed breed. Breed can only be guessed, you'll never know for certain. If she is a small goat, likely a mix of Nigerian Dwarf and Pygmy. She looks too stocky for the average Nigerian Dwarf. And pygmies are described as being a "barrel keg with legs" so she isn't quite that shape. She has wattles, a common trait on Nigerian Dwarf goats, I don't remember if they're allowed in the breed standard for pygmies.
  3. theweirdfarmkid

    theweirdfarmkid New Egg

    Mar 31, 2016
    I'm working off of pictures here, but she's a little bigger than the average Pygmy doe according to her owners. No papers. She's lived as a pet for several years, and that's what she would be in the school barn too. We don't need exact breeding, we just want some idea of what she is. Here's another picture they sent. [​IMG]
  4. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Flock Master

    Jan 18, 2008
    Maybe she's a mix of one of the smaller breeds and a bigger dairy goat breed?

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