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Pygmy Goat

Capra hircus

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Fact File

Average size

41-58cm tall



Litter size

1-3 kids

life span

10-15 years

Pygmy goats are small domesticated goats known for their diminutive size, friendly, playful nature. They are popular as pets and are also kept for milk production and as companions for larger livestock.


They are intelligent and social animals, often forming strong bonds with humans and other goats. Pygmy goats are known for their curiosity and agility, with a penchant for climbing and exploring their surroundings.

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Did you know?!

Pygmy goats are efficient milk producers, yielding rich and creamy milk that is used for drinking or making cheese and yogurt

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