Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Mother goats ‘know kids’ voice’ after a year apart

I recently read an article regarding a study that found that mother goats can recognise their own kids calls after being separated for 12-18 months.  It perhaps highlights our lack of knowledge of the 'cognitive capacities' of goat as opposed to other domestic species and the need for more goat-specific welfare legislation in this country.   You can read the full article here.