Polled animals are animals born naturally without horns. Some breeds of cattle are entirely polled. There are not any goat breeds entirely polled. In goats, the polled gene is dominant. This means that a kid can only be polled if one, or both, parents are polled.
Even with our small herd it’s difficult to remember all the identification and medical records for each goat. To keep track and stay organized I created a few worksheets to help me manage our goat family. I am offering these sheets as free downloads that you print at home. You will need the latest version of Adobe Reader to view the PDF’s. It can be
This year we had our first kidding! Thankfully everything went perfectly and Willow gave birth to quadruplets – 3 boys and a girl. Maybe it’s because they’re my first goat babies, but I love them all. They have such fun personalities and the little girl is spunky and stubborn just like her mama. We hang out with them quite a bit, so they’re all friendly.