A goat will generally live for 10 to 12 years. Male goats, or bucks, tend to have shorter life spans than female goats, or does, and wethers. This is partly caused by the stress involved with going into rut yearly. Some ... More »

In the wild, goats live in mountainous regions. They prefer hot, dry and arid climates. Most species of goats live in the tropical and equatorial regions of the world. Goats are also found in desert climates, such as the... More »

Pygmy goats normally live 8 to 10 years. The oldest known pygmy goat, as confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records, was a male named McGinty. McGinty was 22 years and 5 months old when he died. More »

Domestic goats are descended from a species originally living in the sparsely vegetated highlands in western Asia. They are a very adaptable species, and as a domesticated farm animal, goats live everywhere from deserts ... More »

Pygmy goats, the most common type of miniature goat, are under 2 feet in height where the neck joins the rest of the body. "Teacup" is an unofficial term describing miniature breeds of animals, usually dogs. More »

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There are some upfront decisions to make before beginning a goat farm including what type of goat products are you harvesting, what kind of space can you dedicate to the goats and how much capital you have available to i... More »

Miniature goats can cost anywhere from $75 to $300 on average, as of 2015. The cost depends on the age, sex, breed, registration and overall quality of the animal, among other factors. More »