Meet Our Animals > Nigerian Dwarf Goat
Quick Facts
Native to West Africa
Primary Diet Hay, grass, grain
Adult Weight 25 to 75 pounds
Lifespan 15 years

Nigerian Dwarf Goat

Previously thought to be pygmy goats, they are known for their small stature. Nigerian dwarf goats are ruminants, which means they chew cud regurgitated from the first stomach. In total, goats have four stomachs, just like a cow! On average, a doe Nigerian dwarf goat produces a half gallon of milk each day.


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