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Mini Silky Fainting Goats
     Myotonic Goats
     Nubian Goats


At Evans' Acres Mini Farm, we raise and breed many goats.  The main breed we focus on is Mini Silky Fainting Goats.  These are a small, long-haired, extremely docile breed.  While fainting is in their name, fainting is not a requirement for the breed.  There are varying degrees of fainting as well.  This can be as slight as their back legs stiffening up while on the run, to as extreme as falling completely over and lying there for a few seconds before their muscles relax enough to stand back up. Fainting does not hurt the goats. There is no guarantee to the degree that any goat we sell might faint.  Also, we have found there is no “sure fire” way to get a goat to faint.  Typically it is when they are caught off guard.  You can spend all day trying to scare them into fainting with no success, only to toss some hay into their feeder and one will tip over. The majority of our Mini Silkies are registered, however some are not.  If you plan to keep them as a pet, the registration is not all that important.  It is used mainly for showing the goats.


We also have a few Myotonic Goats.  Myotonic is a fancy way of saying fainting. They are very similar to the Mini Silky breed, they just lack the long beautiful hair.


We have added a few Nubians to our herd simply for milk production.  In the past, we milked all of our goats after weaning their kids.  Mini Silkies originated from a Nigerian, so some of our does will give a fair amount of milk, where some don’t give much.  As our goat milk skin and haircare products have taken off, it just made good sense to get a few true milk goats to increase our milk supply.  They are bred to put them in milk each spring.  So a few Nubian babies will also be available each spring. 

Before each goat is sent home they will be disbudded (de-horned), have received their CDT immunization, dewormed, and any wethered males will be banded.  


If you are considering purchasing a baby goat, remember to keep this in mind. Goats can be a relatively low maintenance pet. The goats we raise are small, docile, incredibly sweet, and do make excellent pets. But remember, an only goat is a lonely goat. We list all our goats for sale individually. However, we do offer a discount on two wethered (neutered) males. So if you are new to goat ownership and are just getting them as pets/weed eaters, this could be a less expensive option to get started. We do not sell single goats unless they are joining an existing herd.

When considering whether a male or female is right for you, here are some things to consider. Does (females) are great pets and obviously good and needed for breeding. Bucks (intact males) obviously are also needed for breeding. However if you don’t plan to breed, a buck is not the best choice. While we have found all of our bucks to be incredibly sweet and gentle, bucks are gross. They stink during mating season and even pee on their own faces. They rub their heads on everything (people included) trying to leave their scent behind. On the other hand, a wether (a castrated/neutered male) is completely different from a buck. They are sweet and gentle and DO NOT stink. You really wouldn’t be able to tell the difference from a doe and a wether. So if you don’t plan to breed, I would definitely suggest wethers. They are a less expensive option as well if you are just looking for sweet pets and weed-eaters.

Mini Silky Fainting Goats, Myotonic Goats, and Nubian Goats

Each year we kid out our goats beginning in February and through April. The babies are a HIT at our Mini Farm Spring Festival. The kids love holding and snuggling the babies. We do not accept deposits before goats are born. We have some registered Mini Silky Fainting Goats, myotonic goats, and a few Nubians. If you would like to be notified as babies become available, fill out the form below.  It will place you on a list of people to be contacted.  This is NOT a wait list.  Once babies are born and deemed to be healthy, it will be first come first serve.  A deposit of 50% per goat will be placed to hold the goat with the rest due upon weaning - typically 8 weeks.  



Current Babies - Available

Past Babies

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