Body Condition Scoring for Goats

Tink Winter Coat

When we brought the goats home, I assembled the basics needed for goat keeping (see Goat Starter List), including a goat weight tape.  The instructions said to measure around the girth to determine goat weight, and then adjust diet as necessary.  This didn’t work in practice at all; weight tapes are for full size goats – not Nigerian Dwarfs.  So I don’t know their weight, and even if I did – […]