Is she ready? Estrus in goats.

Friday, November 27, 2009

You wouldn’t think it would be complicated. While nature usually handles these things in a rational manner, when it comes to goats, getting “with child” isn’t always as straightforward as you might think. Holly at Easy Living the Hard Way did her research and gives readers some insight into the estrus cycles and habits of several different breeds. The photos included on her blog can help a newbie goat owner to know what signals to look for as well.


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