Ear wattles

Discussion in 'Goat Frenzy' started by NDinKY, May 7, 2020.

  1. NDinKY

    NDinKY Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    How common are wattles on their ears? I have a doeling born on Sunday who has a wattle on each ear, looks like she has earrings on. I’ve never heard of them on ears before. They’re pretty cute.


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  2. MadHouse

    MadHouse Well-Known Member

    Aww! That is sooo cute!
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  3. happybleats

    happybleats Well-Known Member

    Sep 12, 2010
    Gustine Texas
    That is adorable. Wattles can be anywhere on the head or neck. Most common is under the chin but ears are not unheard of
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  4. NDinKY

    NDinKY Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    They were a surprise when she came out. Her dam has them on her neck as does her granddam.
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  5. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    Aww, she's precious and wearing earrings. :)
  6. Goats Rock

    Goats Rock Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    NE Ohio
    Aww! I love wattles. Some people cut them off, like dew claws on a puppy, but I like them. What a sweet baby!
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  7. NDinKY

    NDinKY Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    I’d feel awful cutting them off, plus I think they are cute. I was just surprised when she came out with them, threw me off for a minute! My husband has named her Gypsy with her big earrings.
  8. Nigerian dwarf goat

    Nigerian dwarf goat Well-Known Member

    Sep 24, 2017
  9. MellonFriend

    MellonFriend Well-Known Member

    Awww! So adorable! I can't stand it!
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  10. Sfgwife

    Sfgwife Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2018
    North Cakalaki
    That is THE perfect name for her!
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  11. K's boys

    K's boys Member

    May 7, 2020
    Totally adorable!
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