|▲ Goats are ideal for pets because of their charming nature (Source: Pixar Bay)|
Goats have an attractive character and are known as ideal pets. Often farmers raise goats to get milk and meat, but some people choose goats as pets. Numerous city dwellers are looking for pleasure in raising goats in their backyards. Most goat varieties are well-liked and are ideal for pets, as well as small varieties that can grow in cities. If you are considering pet as a goat, you can choose from the following varieties.
Pygmy goats are the most popular goat varieties because of their small and cute appearance. This goat is native to West Africa, especially Cameroon, and was mainly raised for meat and milk production. Pygmy goat milk is richer in calcium, potassium, phosphorus, and iron than ordinary chlorine milk. As a pet, pygmy goat grows up to about 21 inches (53.3 cm) and does not require much space during its ascent. Even adults become middle size dogs. It is also ideal for pets because of its strong obedience.
Nigerian Dwarf Goat
The Nigerian dwarf goat originating in West Africa is raised for show-making, breeding and milk production. The goat is 17 to 19 inches (43 to 48 cm) tall and colorful in color, and is also personality. And if you feed only the proper food, you can produce good-tasting milk. Nigerian dwarf goats, small varieties, are suitable for small farms and households.
The Kindergarten was a cross between the pygmy goat and the Nigerian dwarf goat in the mid-1980s. Kindergartens weigh 100 to 125 pounds (45 to 57 kg) and can grow in a small space. The personality is gentle and easy to manage, and the milk is rich in fat, so you can make cheese with good flavor. According to Pat Showalter, president of the Kinder Goat Breeders Association, the Kinder Goats are smart, friendly and easy to taming, and can also be used to produce milk or draw carts. You can go for a walk or hike together with your loved ones. Kindergartens can also be friendly with their children.
|▲ Kinda goat is a hybrid of pygmy goat and Nigerian dwarf goat (Source = Wikimedia Commons)|
Alpine goats, originating from the French Alps, can live in almost all climates. This chlorine can be a source of milk in areas where there are no milk producing cattle. It can produce up to 2 gallons (7.6 liters) of milk per day, making it a good productive goat. Since this chlorine produces a significant amount of milk, it is necessary to supply and control quality food.
La Mancha goat
The LaMaCha goat, which should be raised in a small farmhouse, has a very small ear. It can produce milk with high fat and protein content compared to other chlorine, and is very quiet, cooperative and gentle. One of the advantages of LaMaCha Goat is that it can produce milk for two years without a break.
Defolor and Nigura chlorine
The defendant goat has plenty of fluffy hair and looks lovely. It weighs between 65 and 75 pounds (29.5 to 34 kg) and grows up to 22 inches (56 cm). The defendant goat breeds for the production of textile products such as mohair and cashmere. On the other hand, in the case of the Nigora goat, the Nigerian dwarf crosses the Angora goat. This miniature size goat is a defendant size and does not weigh a lot. The Nigora goat is a goat that produces good quality milk and is easier to grow than the Angora goat.
|▲ Goats need to grow more than two because they are lonely (Source = Flickr)|
Pet goats are dirty and tough. Sometimes it is destructive, but effective management can prevent bad behavior. Whatever breed you choose, goats are the animals that need a companion to live with. If you only eat one goat, you can get depressed and develop behavior and mental problems. In order to tame pet goats, it is good to start from a young age.