NORTH DAKOTA

GOAT INDUSTRY

210
GOAT BREEDS IN THE WORLD
24
MOLAR TEETH IN A GOAT'S MOUTH
DID YOU KNOW?

GOATS ARE EXCELLENT CLIMBERS & HAVE EXCEPTIONAL NIGHT VISION!

TERMINOLOGY

BUCK

An adult male capable of reproduction

DOE

An adult female who has had kids

KID

Newborn baby goat

KIDDING

The act of giving birth

SUCKLING

A female with offspring

WETHER

A castrated male

LEARN MORE

The meat from a young goat is called cabrito, Meat from mature goats is called chevron. Goats are easy to handle and inexpensive to maintain. The US is the largest importer of goats. The lifespan of a goat is 8 to 12 years. Both male and female goats can have beards. Worldwide, more people drink the milk of goats than any other animal!

TOP GOAT BREEDS IN ND

  1. BOER
  2. ALPINE
  3. LAMANCHA