Young females mate from the age of 8-12 months.
Good nutrition is key because it helps animal to grow faster and ready for mating.
Good feeding increases fertility and litter size.
Do not mate young animals (less than 8 months) because this leads to poor kids.
A well-managed female can produce kids for about eight years.
Pregnancy in goats 145-150 days (five months).
The heat period lasts between 24-26 hours.
The presence of the male in the flock triggers heat.
Signs, which may indicate that the doe is on heat
–Mounting other animals
-Mucous discharge from the vagina. Provide male at this point.
Answered by Grace Bwogi