Test Your Knowledge About Goat Anatomy

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Test Your Knowledge About Goat Anatomy

Goats have four stomach chambers which the food they eat passes through before excretion of unwanted material. Goats chew on anything that resembles plant matter and if it tasted good, they stick to it. Do you know some basic parts of a goat’s body? Take up this test and see if you can choose the correct name for the part.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the specific part of the goat indicated by the red arrow:
    • A. 

      Hoof

    • B. 

      Pastern

    • C. 

      Dew Claw

    • D. 

      Ankle

  • 2. 
    Identify the part of the goat indicated by the red arrow:
    • A. 

      Ear

    • B. 

      Horn

    • C. 

      Wing

    • D. 

      Muzzle

  • 3. 
    This area of the goat is often used to help determine a goat's weight:
    • A. 

      Chest

    • B. 

      Ribs

    • C. 

      Flank

    • D. 

      Heart Girth

  • 4. 
    Identify the area between the red dotted lines, as indicated by the arrow.
    • A. 

      Hocks

    • B. 

      Heel

    • C. 

      Stifle

    • D. 

      Pastern

  • 5. 
    Identify the general area indicated by the red circle and arrow:
    • A. 

      Foot

    • B. 

      Ankle

    • C. 

      Hock

    • D. 

      Hoof

  • 6. 
    Identify the general area indicated by the red circle:
    • A. 

      Jaw

    • B. 

      Mouth

    • C. 

      Bridge

    • D. 

      Pin Bone

  • 7. 
    Identify the specific body part to which the arrow is pointing:
    • A. 

      Pastern

    • B. 

      Hock

    • C. 

      Knee

    • D. 

      Pin Bone

  • 8. 
    What general area is shown in the red circle:
    • A. 

      Nose

    • B. 

      Muzzle

    • C. 

      Mouth

    • D. 

      Nostril

  • 9. 
    What is the general are of the goat show in the red circle?
    • A. 

      Throat

    • B. 

      Withers

    • C. 

      Neck

    • D. 

      Chine

  • 10. 
    The strength of this area of the goat's leg, within the red dotted lines, is critical to the success of a packgoat.
    • A. 

      Hock

    • B. 

      Pastern

    • C. 

      Dewclaw

    • D. 

      Withers