Season Impacts Reproduction Out of Season Breeding

Out-of-Season Breeding

Goats are considered seasonal breeders, with some breeds more seasonal than others.  To read more on the effects of season on reproduction before proceeding please visit:

Being able to breed outside of the normal season could:

  • Help provide a more consistent supply of milk and meat products
  • Allow for accelerated kidding (three kiddings in two years)
  • Allow producers to schedule kidding when feed and labor are available and to take advantage of specific niche markets or price