Capra hircus aegagrus
Habitat and Distribution: Kinder goats are completely domestic. This breed originated in Snohomish, Washington as a cross between Nubian goats and pygmy goats.
Size: 20-28 inches tall at shoulders; 115-170 pounds
Diet: Grass hay, grain, alfalfa pellets, COB (corn, oats, barley, molasses), sunflower seeds
Predators: Coyotes, dogs, wolves, mountain lions, foxes, eagles, and bobcats
Lifespan: 10-15 years
Reproduction: Kinder goats are aseasonal breeders meaning they can breed continually throughout the year. They are also known for multiple births. Some research suggests that if they are bred from January-July, twins will result, and if bred from August-December there is a higher likelihood of triplets, quadruplets and even as many as seven offspring.
Behavior: These social and intelligent animals can learn a variety of tasks including carrying packs or pulling small wagons.
IUCN Status: Not Evaluated
Kinder goats are domesticated and widespread.