The Truth About Coats for Goats!

Those Goat Sweaters Are Cute, but Do They Really Need Them?

The Truth About Coats for Goats!
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 4 minutes How many times have you seen an adorable picture or video on social media of a baby goat wearing a sweater and wondered if coats for goats are really necessary? I’ve seen goats in pajamas, goats donning raincoats, goats stylin’ fleece jackets, and more. And yes, they really are fun to look at. But most of the time, they are more for fashion than for function.  If you’re wondering how to keep goats warm in cold weather, here are a few things to consider: Do they have adequate shelter?Have your goats acclimated to the cold weather?Are they at a good weight?Do they have a good source of unfrozen water to drink?Do they have plenty of good quality hay and minerals?Are the goats very young, very old, or in some other way more vulnerable to the cold? As a general rule of thumb, coats

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