On a beautiful Wednesday evening, The Amazin Jerkz and I were driving around when we came across this field full of goats.
ProtoJay the youngest member of the crew was excited by the goats and hopped the fences to check it out.
Here are some goat facts
Goats were one of the first animals to be tamed by humans and were the most popular herd animal 9,000 years ago.
Goats have no front top teeth- instead they have what is called a 'dental pad' or hard gums. They have 8 lower teeth and 24 back molars for grinding food.
Goats can live up to 20yrs if well kept.
Goats can easily be housebroken , much the way a puppy is.
Goats are smart and can learn and respond to their given name in less than a week
The pupil in the goat's eye is rectangular in shape instead of being round like those of most other mammals. Goats have excellent night vision.
Goats have a 4 chambered stomach and chew cud, (a plug of partially digested food stored in the largest compartment of the stomach called the rumen).
Goat feces has little to no odor, produced in small pea sized pellets.
Goats do not charge people and try to use the horns as instruments of mass destruction.
Goats are fastidious eaters and typically will not eat dirty or spoiled food.
Goats have relatively few diseases, very few which as zoonosis (no more than any other pet animal)
Goats make great pets
Goat milk is the most easily digested milk from any animal and quite often used by those who are lactose intolerant.
Soaps made with goat milk is often used for patients with skin disorders such as excema
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