1. Before pasteurisation and refrigeration, goats milk was fed to orphans – they used to suckle directly from the goat! This is why female goats are called nannies.
2. Goats can be taught their name and to come when called.
3. A goat reached the rank of lance corporal in the British Army and got demoted for inappropriate behavior during the Queen’s Official Birthday. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Windsor_(goat)
4. Worldwide, more people eat and drink meat or milk from goats than any other animal.
5. Goats can jump up to five feet or possibly more, this is how our goats on the farm escape so often! Although as soon as they are over the fence they want to go back to their herd 🙂