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Frequency Asked Questions

Q...Do you need to be registered to keep goats?
A...Yes,but a phone call to your local Defra office is all it takes


Q...Do you need to keep any sort of records?
A...Yes medical & movement records again these are easy to keep.


Q...Do goats need vaccinating?
A...Yes, Tetnus every six months.


Q...Are you allowed to take goats to the vets rather than have a call out a visit?
A... Yes most vets if pre-arranged allow you to take them to their practise.


Q...Are they easy to manage?
A...Yes as long as you handle them often.


Q...Do they cost much to keep?
A...No,probably not as much as the average dog or cat (excluding vet bills)


Q...Do pygmy goats make good family pets?
A...Yes they are very friendly and inteligent.


Q...Do castrated males smell (Wethers)?
A... No, no different than females.


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