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The correct answer to this question is A, Wether. The word comes from the Middle English word ram and Old English word akin. Wethers are castrated at a young age before they become sexually mature. While they can live with female sheep or goats, they are usually kept separated from one...

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A castrated male goat is called wether. Although the spelling is different, it is pronounced just the same as weather. A goat is castrated so as to prevent inbreeding that can cause several genetic defects and poor growth rate. Inbreeding refers to breeding a female goat or ewe that is related...

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The Toggenburg is a small goat that produces milk. It can be found in Switzerland where this goat was first discovered. Actually, the goat was actually discovered in the region of the animal’s same name. The number of Toggenburg goats has decreased. Back in the late 1800s, there were...

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The normal pulse rate of a goat at rest is letter A or 70 to 80 beats per minute. Although it is more difficult to take a pulse rate since it can vary depending on the goat’s nervous state, it is said that the normal pulse rate of a goat while it is resting is 70 to 80 beats per minute. A...

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The answer to the question regarding the age of a sheep with 4 permanent teeth is letter B or 1.5 to 2 years old. This is because when a sheep finally reaches this age, it will then lose four of its original milk teeth and will develop 2 central incisors. To make the answer easy to understand,...

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The answer to the question about how old is a sheep with eight (8) milk teeth is letter A or less than 12 months. We cannot choose letter B or 1 to 1.5 years because a sheep aged 1 to 1.5 years already lost two milk teeth and developed two teeth and 2 central incisors. We cannot choose letter C...

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A myotonic goat is also known as the fainting goat. It is a domestic goat that freezes for about three seconds and collapses on its side when it suddenly panics. Their muscles don’t stiffen and they don’t collapse just because they want to. The reason for this is because of the...

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A neutered male goat is called letter C or wether. When we say neutered, it just basically means that the goat is castrated. There are many reasons why a goat is castrated such as the following: 1) To prevent inbreeding which can cause genetic defects and poor growth rate, 2) To avoid unwanted...

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The answer to the question about the normal expected body temperature for a healthy goat is letter C or 101 degrees Fahrenheit to 105 degrees Fahrenheit. We cannot choose letter A and B or 90 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit and 96 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit because a body temperature lower than 100...

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Out of the two given choices, the gestation of a sheep ranges between 142 to 150 days. We cannot choose letter B or 146 to 156 days because it is the gestation period of a goat, not a sheep. Before we delve into the gestation period, let’s discuss first the breeding cycle of a...

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