• typically lives to be 15 years old in captivity. An individual has lived to be 22 years old. Humans control the lifespan however predation still occurs under human control. In the wild, predation and parasites are the major factors affecting longevity.
  • In captivity- death is normal when the female stops giving milk and the male stops breeding. That is when the owners figure they might as well eat them. Pets are such a small percentage that I am not saying anything about them.
  • the record for a goats life span is 98yrs old in asia somewhere in the west.go to, thank you for chosen and your welcome......
  • the average life span is as long as the goat keeps giving something to its owners. After that they go behind the shed to go to greater pastures. :)

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