The Fall Rut Has Arrived: 7 Tips for Breeding Goats and Sheep

 

By Brian Barth, Modern Farmer

In nature, most animals are seasonal breeders—that is, they mate and bear young at the time of year in which it is most likely to be successful. For many creatures, this means mating in fall—the “rut” season—and giving birth in spring, when the newborns can grow big and strong before winter comes again.

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