Goat Reproduction Lactation

Lactation

Lactation is a period of milk production. The organ that produces the milk is the mammary gland. In her udder, a doe typically has 2 glands (one in each half of the udder) and 1 teat per gland (one empties each half of the udder) and 1 streak canal, or opening, per teat. Boer and Savanna goats may have more than one teat per gland, but care should be taken to make sure that number and teat form do …