Hawks Mountain Ranch
Pygora Goats
Gaston, OR

 

 

 

 

 

Hawks Mountain Ranch
Caprine Vital Signs
Pygora Goats
Lisa Roskopf
PH: (503) 985-3331
E-Mail: lisa@hmrpygoras.com
Website: www.hmrpygoras.com
51920 S.W. Dundee Road  Gaston, OR 97119


Normal Caprine Vital Signs

Temperature 102 to 104 F
Respiration Rate Adults:  12-15 per minute
Kids:  slightly higher than adult
Pulse 70 - 80 beats per minute
Rumen Movements 1 - 1.5 per minute
Onset of Estrus 7 - 12 months depending on nutritional regime
Length of Estrus 12 - 48 hours -- average about 1 day
Estrus Cycle 17 - 23 days -- average 21 days
Length of Gestation 146 - 156 days -- average 150 days


Fetal Development

Heart Beat Apparent 20 days
Limb Buds Visible 28 - 35 days
Differentiation of Digits 35 - 42 days
Nostrils and Eyes Differentiated 42 - 49 days
Eyelids Close 49 - 56 days
Horn Pits Appear 77 - 84 days
Hair Around Eyes and Muzzle 98 - 105 days
Tooth Eruption 98 - 105 days
Hair Covering Body 119 - 126 days
Length of Fetus At 30 Days 1.4 cm
Length of Fetus at 145 Days 43 cm

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