Buying Goats...Bowlegs?

DellaMyDarling

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Went to look at a goat, registered Nigerian.
I've got a variety of red flags, instincts are tickling.
What I really need to know is, as the deal breaker...

Bowlegs?
Can goats at a glance appear bowlegged but actually be built in such a manner that the legs turn outward to carry the body naturally?
I have never seen legs turned in such a fashion as this goat had. She did indeed have a very wide body build, barrel chested. Maybe unusually barrel chested.

Quick Google only comes up with a few things and calls it bowlegged due to deficiency. I am uncertain if that's what I saw?
 

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It could be deficiency, or a structural issue. Don't get the goat! You need good feet and legs for a functional goat. Even if the legs are "just" turned out, if it "jumped out" at you, stay away.
 

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I didn't want to take pics in front of the seller.
Have some Craigslist pics that you can kinda pick up on it, now that I saw her in person.
 
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