There are many ways to care for dairy goats naturally, without chemical intervention. The information in this article is not meant as the definitive treatment for every goat situation. This article is not intended to replace the advice of any veterinarian, but rather to help those considering alternate health treatments for their goat.
The majority of goats will grow horns. The horns start growing shortly after they are born. A lot of goats particularly dairy goats get dehorned shortly after birth. This is done because horned goats have a habit of getting their horns stuck in fences etc. and can hurt themselves that way. Horn related injuries can also occur between goats. A lot of people think that only bucks grow horns. This is not correct. Both the does and bucks can grow horns