Aug 12, 2014 Weatherford, Tx. A normal heat cycle is 21 days, but the actual range is more like 18 to 25 days. Female goats go into heat -- meaning they will accept the buck for copulation -- numerous times throughout the mating season. Yes a doe that is still in milk can definitely come into heat and be bred. When do goats go into heat? Need tips on the process of mating goats? During the breeding season, goats come into heat or estrus approximately every 18 to 22 days. Goat Mating: How to Recognize a Doe in Heat & Billy in Rut. Sometimes a doe will come into heat, breed, and then come into heat again in 7 to 10 days. She will usually get pregnant the second time. In every breed of goat, with the exception of Nigerian Dwarfs, the does will begin to go in heat during the fall/winter. A Blog about Billy, Nanny and the Kids! They do have a ‘pecking order’. Each female is different, but you can expect to see them enter into heat during the fall and winter months. Two of them had kids in January. The doe will remain in heat for 12 to 36 hours. ... Can a doe that is still in milk go into heat and become pregnant? Does of any breed come into heat every 21 days for from 2 – 48 hours. Learn how to identify when a doe is in heat and a buck is ready to mate. When a goat goes into heat it … Mar 20, 2015 #1 . Goat heat, or estrus, comes in cycles; estrus lasts for 24 to 48 hours, and if the doe fails to conceive during this time, estrus will occur again 18 to 21 days later. Reply. When looking to breed a pair of goats, there’s a lot to understand if you’re inexperienced. After successful breeding, their gestation period is 155 days, and they often give birth to twins or triplets. They will usually go into heat in two weeks. My boys have 5 adult Boer does. Discussion in 'Goat Management' started by gwith, Mar 20, 2015. Lamancha does come into season in the fall or winter when they are in heat for 1-2 days every 18-21 days until they are bred. If you watch close you will notice that the kids who are nursing will get the runs for about a week. A transitional period occurs at the beginning and end of the breeding season during which short heat cycles without ovulation have been documented. A young doeling will begin to come into heat at about 4 months old. More Detail about Goat Breeding. The Organic Goat Lady on August 23, 2019 at 10:28 AM . How long are goats in heat? The others have never had kids. 1,021. I have myotonic goats (fainting goats) and have had them about 6 years. A Doe in heat typically flags her tail often, stays near the buck if one is present. Companionship: Goats are social and happier in pairs. gwith Well-Known Member. A heat will last anywhere from 6 hours to 3 days. Short estrous cycles of less than 12 days and very often of 5 to 7 days may occur, especially in young does. There is no set date or even set month.