Fainting Goat?

goatbarn25

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So my goats are 1/2 fainting goat, and they have never fainted, but this year, their babies 3/4 Nigerian Dwarf 1/4 Fainting Goat are sort fainting?!? If I make loud noises, they don't faint, but if their mama knocks them over, or shoves them, they fall to the ground, their legs lock up, and they lay there, and there legs are stiff for 2-4 seconds, then they are able to stand up, is this fainting?
 

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So do all fainting goats faint over loud noises, and the reason my goats don't is because they are mixed breeds?
 

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Don't ever say always or never, especially with animals. ;)

But yes, fainting goats usually faint.... and mixed breed goats, no way to know what genes will pop up.
 

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