This animal is a cross between native British goats and a mixed population of large, lop-eared goats from India, the Middle East and north Africa.
They are large goats with males weighing up to 79 kg (175 lb) and females 61 kg (135 lb) Nubian Goat Crosses are bred to be dairy animals. They produce milk that is up to 5% butterfat. They can also withstand temperatures as low as -18 Celsius (0 Fahrenheit) so this is an advantage for farms in temperate climates.
They consume a wide variety of vegetable matter, from grass to leaves. They don’t eat tin cans!
Nubian Goat Cross @ Safari Niagara
- Safari Niagara is home to six goats.
- They can be found in Papa Steve's Family Farm.
- They love to be fed treats from our food dispensers.
Did you know?
- Goats are one of the first animals that were domesticated by early farmers six thousand years ago.