Heart Shaped Marking on Goat

Discussion in 'Goat of the Month' started by kweldy, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. kweldy

    kweldy New Member

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    Apr 11, 2017
    Ramona, CA
    Our Nigerian doe had 4 kids. One is a little buckling with a heart on his back. Apparently his grandfather also had a heart. We are going to keep him as a breeder, hopefully he passes it on.
     

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  2. ksalvagno

    ksalvagno Moderator

    Looks like he has a heart on the side too. Cute!
     

  3. 2appsloosa

    2appsloosa New Member

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    Apr 12, 2016
    How cute is that?
     
  4. JK_Farms

    JK_Farms Well-Known Member

    Nov 11, 2016
    Tennessee
    He is adorable!
     
  5. Suzanne_Tyler

    Suzanne_Tyler GreenTGoats

    Jul 19, 2014
    Pinnacle, NC
    That is awesome! :)
     
  6. AmyJoe

    AmyJoe New Member

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    Jun 9, 2015
    Southeastern KY
    will be interesting to see how often the heart shape is passed down
     
  7. groovyoldlady

    groovyoldlady Goat Crazy!

    Jul 21, 2011
    Central Maine
    I LOVE it!!! ;-) He's too cute!
     
  8. ShireRidgeFarm

    ShireRidgeFarm Member

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    Sep 24, 2015
    Northern WV
    So cool!:love:

    The shape of their spots does seem to be a very particular genetic thing. One of my bucks has the same spot pattern as his sire, and he has passed that pattern down to some of his kids too.
     
  9. gwith

    gwith Member

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    Aug 12, 2014
    Weatherford, Tx
    We have a breeder boer with the same spot. She just had her first kids without the spot. Hopefully next time.
     
  10. Jaycies

    Jaycies Member

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    May 13, 2016
    California
    Oh my gosh!! How cute is that??!!
     
  11. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator

    Jul 20, 2008
    corning california
    So cute. :)
     
  12. loesingfafm

    loesingfafm Member

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    Nov 5, 2016
    that's cute!!
     
  13. Goat_Scout

    Goat_Scout Active Member

    358
    Mar 23, 2017
    Louisiana
    That is so cute!
     
  14. cutegoats5

    cutegoats5 New Member

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    May 22, 2017
    Paw Print marking on Nigerian Dwarf Goat

    I have 4 wethers and 1 doe. One of the white goats with black markings has a giant black paw print on his shoulder! It's really cute
     

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  15. Shadow11

    Shadow11 New Member

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    Jun 27, 2017
    That is so adorable!