When do goats grow a goatee?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Gallusfarm, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    I have 2 dwarf nigis and I was wondering at what age their goatees come in. Their mom & dad had great goatees. They are curently 6 months old.

    Thanks.
     
  2. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    It depends on the goat. Some never do. My dairy does generally did not start growing a beard until after a year of age, the bucks in a few months. Nubian does often do not grow a beard at all. I kept the beards trimmed on my does but let them grow on the bucks.
     

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