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We bought a few Nigerian Dwarves a couple years ago, and love them - especially the milk!
A Nigerian-Pygmy doe we got from a friend last fall delivered a couple bucklings six weeks ago, and one of them has a two-toned horn! We've heard of goats having one horn of each color, but I couldn't find any pictures of goats with a multi-colored horn. Is it that unusual?
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Yes, super-cute, both of them! I have had several with two-coloured horns. The strip follows the horn as it grows.
 

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Then we can hope to get more like that (sooner or later) - great! Every Google search I could think of was turning up nothing.
We like horns to begin with, and really love how this horn is looking, but I need to do a lot more fencing before we are interested in keeping any wethers around.
 

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Only remember that wethers have narrower horns than fertile bucks, so a possible strip might stay outside the growing area of the horn.
 

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Yep. On this one, the horn is (so far) almost perfectly split between colors. If he was full ND, we'd probably keep him intact (and build some new pens to keep him far away from our current buck). At 3/4 ND 1/4 Pygmy, though... I think best to just turn him into a pet for someone.
 

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Here is Jersey with his two toned horn.
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He is a 10 months old wether, but wasn't fully wethered until he was 5.5 months old. I think that's why he has the wide horns.
 
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