Pygmy goats

Normally Pygmy goats produce twins, this is the first time that one of our goats has had triplets.  Pygmy goats can produce kids at any time of year and can have multiple births.  Five is the usual limit.  We try to control the breeding by removing the Billy goat so that kids are not born in the winter.  The Billy goats are all by the Lechwe at present.  The gestation period is five months so kids conceived now would be born in the winter.  The Billy will go back in with the females in November.

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