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Old 08-05-2010, 02:02 PM  
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At what age are pygmy billy goats mature?

Just wondering how long we can keep our little billy in with our other goats and goat kids? What age can they breed?
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Old 08-05-2010, 05:39 PM  
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At birth..........Just kidding, kinda I've known them to breed as early as 6 to 8 weeks old if you don't want kids you need to have him castrated or separate him out.
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Old 08-06-2010, 12:57 AM  
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According to the National Pygmy Goat Assoc. sexual maturity can occur anywhere between 4-12 mo for males and females, but bucks have been known to breed as early as 8 weeks, and does can be bred occas that early so it is recommended to separate the sexes at 8 week. Even take the buck away from Mom if you are concerned.
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