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C. williams

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Goat's milk has 33 percent of the recommended daily value of calcium, whereas cow's milk has only 28 percent. Goat's milk gives you a healthy dose of the minerals and vitamins your body needs. It is comprised of large amounts of magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, zinc, and selenium. Goat's milk is made up of only 2 percent curd compared to 10 percent curd in cow's milk.


Goat's milk protein forms a softer type of curd, which makes it easier to digest. Goat's milk has less lactose than cow's milk, and people who have trouble understanding regular milk may view goat's milk as a welcome departure from cow's milk. Goat's milk helps to reduce harmful cholesterol levels, and it may elevate the right kind of cholesterol in the blood.

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C. williams

Working as senior Content manager since past 5 years.

New research has indicated that goats are intelligent animals. They live in complex social groups, and they are experts at obtaining the hard to reach foods in trees, they also live for a long time. Their long life means that they are better able to build up a repertoire of memories and skills than some short-lived animals. Despite the misconception that goats feast upon garbage, they are surprisingly picky eaters, and they seek out the right foods.


They are by no means stupid, but they are not as smart as dolphins, elephants, chimps, and others. Some goats are as emotionally intelligent as dogs. There is strong evidence that goats have complex communication directed at humans. Goats demonstrate the capability to form emotional bonds with people that mirror animals bred to be petted.

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D. Jacob

Self Aware, Optimist and Tech Savvy

When you look at a goat, you can usually see its horns, ears, nose, eyes and mouth. If you look at this animal straight on, the eyes appear to be placed on either side of their head. That is the first thing that is so weird about a goat’s eyes.


However, the shape of the eyes is also strange because they are oval in shape. They are also small in comparison to the size of the goat’s head. The goat’s head is long and a little wide. Due to this, the goat’s eyes seem small. Also, the color may seem strange. Their pupils are more like slits then round circles like you would see on a human or even any other animal.

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D. Jacob

Self Aware, Optimist and Tech Savvy

Hinduism is primarily practiced in India. It is common in India for them to not eat cow meat. This is because of their religion, Hinduism. Eating the meat from cows is forbidden. Therefore, they refrain from cooking cow meat. Also, it is known that people in India especially those who practice Hinduism regard the cow as sacred. This is because they believe that their ancestors are brought back into cows.


However, the same can’t be said of goats. So, it is not against their believes to kill goats. As a matter of fact, they usually will sacrifice goats during celebrations and festivals. It is common practice to sacrifice a goat for the goddess and that is what they do in order to keep with their religion and celebrations.

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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 another.

At first meaning male ship, the word weather has been a term used for just as long as sheep have been around. This dates back to before the 12th century. Lead wethers are called bellwethers. Not only are they the leaders of the flock, but they also wear a bell. Farmers and shepherds mainly use this word.

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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 to a male goat or buck.

It is also castrated to avoid unwanted pregnancies especially if an ewe is not mature enough to become pregnant and to make a male goat less aggressive and easier to manage. Please remember, however, that a male goat should be castrated as early as possible to avoid infections and complications. Also, it is extremely painful for an adult male goat to be castrated.

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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 about 400 of these goats. Now there are only 3,000 of them, but that is significantly down from what it was at several thousand goats.

Great Britain conducted a study and implemented certain techniques in order to have better milk for their citizens from these goats. Most of the Toggenburg goats are gray in color. They may have some markings on parts of their bodies. Some of these goats have horns and others do not.

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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 goat and a sheep both have the same normal pulse rate while they are resting.

If you are planning to check your goat’s pulse rate, you have to follow the following steps: 1) You have to make sure that the goat is resting and calm, 2) Find its artery, 3) Get a clock and count the number of its heartbeat in every 15 seconds and 4) Multiply the number of its heartbeat by four so you could get the pulse rate.

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D. Jacob

Self Aware, Optimist and Tech Savvy

Both goats and sheep have many similar aspects about them. However, they are two separate animals. When you see a sheep, you sometimes believe that you would also see a goat because those animals are often seen together. Goats and sheep both eat grass, but a lot of other farm animals eat grass too. They are similar in size.


However, goats may be a little bit smaller. They also have four legs and walk on all four legs. The noise that they make is similar also. Sheep may say “baa!” Goats do too. It would be difficult to tell the difference between the sounds that they make. Sometimes, the coloring of goats and sheep are the same because many believe they would be white in color.

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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, a sheep loses two milk teeth and gains two adult teeth every 6 months. We cannot choose letter A or 1 to 1.5 years because by this time, a sheep would only lose two of its original 8 milk teeth.

We also cannot choose letter C or 2 to 3 years old because by then a sheep would have six permanent teeth, 2 central incisors, 2 middle incisors, 2 lateral incisors and 2 milk teeth. A sheep that is 1.5 to 2 years old would have 4 permanent teeth, 2 central incisors, 2 middle incisors and 4 milk teeth.

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