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#### chigarden

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For those that been breeding for a while, have you noticed
certain traits more readily passed on ?

I would like to know specifically if anyone has noted the degree
of heritability for orifice size ?

#### ksalvagno

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My Nigerian Dwarf doe has larger teat and orifice size for a Nigerian. Everyone that I have talked to who owns a daughter of hers has the same thing and is their favorite milker. So my doe seems to consistently pass on the larger teat and orifice size to her doelings.

#### ptgoats45

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Attitude gets passed on lol wether they are bottle raised or not. I had one Alpine doe who was pretty aggressive towards other goats, bottle raised all her kids and both doe kids that I kept from her were the same way.

I do think orifice size is pretty heritable too, but it also depends on the bucks genetics.

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