I could not tell by the size of him if he was all that big. It looked to me like the lady is very short and she is standing behind the goat and a arms length away. That would tend to make any goat look larger than he is.
Wow he is big. I will have to get you guys a picture of my big whether baby drips. I gave him to a friend a while ago becuase her nephew liked him so much. Eli is four and he calls drips the circus goat. i was standing next to him the other day. The top of his head comes up to my shoulder and im about 5'4 if that gives you guys any idea on how big he is. of course his favorite goat in her herd is their little mini mancha that weighs about sixty lbs.
Is that last goat a togg? i know they get longer hair but i have never seen it that long. My the grooming on that. Peruvian guinea pigs are more then enough brushing and combing for me.
I'm also inclined to think the photo angle is making that buck look bigger than he really is. I have no doubt he's big, but he's probably not the monster that pic makes him appear to be. Most does will have the same size kids no matter what you breed her to. Her body makes good decisions-most of the time. They aren't really like cows in that way, where the bull decides-also, goats don't have freemartins-thank goodness!
Holy smokes :shock: but that guy makes me love my Nigerians!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And I'm betting there's not as much camera magic as it would seem in the pic.....check out the shadows on the ground. The handler my be a smallish person, but s/he's not standing all that far fom the goat. But even if it is camera angles etc, he's still HUGE!!!!!