Goats come from Western Asia and Eastern Europe.Goats are very funny friendly and playful. Goats were first introduced to the united states when Christopher Colombus brought goats with him when he landed in the “New World” in 1493. What it takes to care for a goat: goats need a shelter, water, Hay, minerals, salt, grass, Alfalfa Pellets or grain (Optional) and brush to eat the leaf’s off.
I have a herd of about 25 goats and my favorites name is Patrick Kane who is very very friendly and will follow you wherever you go right now I am training him to jump he can jump 2 feet fences or smaller without touching the fence Patrick kane is about a foot and a half tall and is manly white but has two chunks of brown on his face like all the other Boer goats, Patrick Kane is crossed 50% Boer, 15% Nubian, 35% Sanen. Sannin is world’s most popular dairy goat breed. Nubbians are 50% Meat Goats, and 50% dairy Goats and for that they are world 2nd most popular goat breed and Boer is world’s most popular meet breed and world’s second most popular breed.
here is a list of the breeds we have on the farm: Boer, Sanen 50%, Boer 50%, Sannin, 15% Nubbian, 35% Sanen, %50 Boer, 75% Sannin, 25% Nubbian, 30% Nubbian 30% Boer 40% Sanen, and probably more crosses.
Goats World Guinness Records!!!
Largest horn spread – goat (living)
The largest horn spread on a living goat measures 140 cm (55.11 in) in length, and was achieved by ‘Rasputin’ (Austria), in Zlan, Austria, as measured on 16 February 2018.
Rasputin has beaten his record from 2017, growing an extra 1.2 cm (0.47 in) this time.
The largest goat yoga class consists of 501 people, and was achieved by Grady Goat Foundation .
A litter of six pygmy goats was born to ‘Lucy’ owned by Melanie Hall of Julian, Pennsylvania, USA .
The world’s oldest goat ever is McGinty who lived until the grand age of 22.
The largest goat’s cheese weighed 939 kg (2,070 lb) and was made by Ioannis Stathoris Ltd. (Greece).
Farthest distance skateboarding by a goat
The farthest distance skateboarding by a goat was 36 m (118 ft) and was achieved by Happie (USA) of Fort Myers, Florida, USA, on 4 March 2012. The distance was completed in a time of 25 seconds.
and for more goat records go here.
The average goat litter is 2 goats but a year after we sold our dairy goat herd the new owner had a goat that had a litter of five! Just one goat under the world record and if I’m right it’s tied for first with one more litter tied with them ( this fact might not be true).
Interesting Facts About Goat Meat
- Did you now Goat meat is the highest meet in iron.
- Depending on what kind of meat you buy it might be strong or it might taste just perfect. for more info on this here is a link -> link <-.
- Goat meat has least fat and cholestrol than pork and beef.
- did you now Goat meat is served around the world.
here is the link to the 2019 Goats album.