Goats are social animals, but unlike the sheep, which are closely related, they are not a herd-oriented.
Goat communicate with each other via bleating. Mother often called a small (children) to stay close. Mother and kids recognize each call shortly after the mothers give birth.
Children can follow their mothers almost immediately after birth. They are very close to their mothers and are weaned after about 6 months.
Goats are herd animals and get depressed if kept without any goats companions. Thus, it is unhealthy for the goat, if a family has only owns one as a pet.
Goats usually spend their days grazing on the grass in their native range, which has an area of about 14 square miles (23 square kilometers), according to ADW, Mountain goats will dig from 1 to 1 inch (25 to 50 mm) of depressions in the ground to sleep, relax and dust bathe in.
The goats are herbivores, meaning they eat only plants. Their favorite food is grass, while mountain goats also eat mosses and plants. Many domestic goats will eat garbage, plants or other objects are lying around.
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