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Nigerian Dwarf Goat

Capra hircus

Range

  • West Africa

Habitat

  • Domestic farms

Diet

  • Hay

This colorful, miniature dairy goat was imported to the U.S from West Africa during the 1930’s-50s.

One of the oldest domesticated animals, these docile ruminants have been used for milk, meat, hair, skin, and make great companions. Did you know that goats belch?

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