Capra hircus

Nigerian Dwarf Goats weigh about 75 pounds, with males about 19-24" tall and females 17-23" tall. The parts of the body of the Nigerian Dwarf Goat are in balanced proportion. The nose is straight. The ears are upright. The coat is soft with short to medium hair. Any color or combination is acceptable, though silver agouti (roan) is considered a moderate fault. The main colors are black, chocolate and gold. Random white markings are common, as are spots and other color combinations such as red, white, gold and black. Median life expectancy ranges from 8-12 years.