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Goat Stats:

Temperature, rectal 102 - 104 F

Heart rate 60 90 beats per minute

Respiration 15 30 breaths per minute

Rumen movements 1 2 per minute

Puberty 4 10 months

Estrous cycle 18-23 days

Estrus (standing heat) 12 48 hours

Gestation 150 days

Pugh, D.G., Sheep & Goat Medicine

Maryland Cooperative Extension


Did you know that the goats rumen is located on it's left side?

If you are wanting to see if a baby is kicking
place your hand on the lower belly on it's RIGHT