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Goats, along with sheep, were among the earliest domesticated animals. Goat remains have been found at archaeological sites in western Asia, such as Jericho, Choga, Mami, Djeitun and Cayonu, which allows domestication of the goats to be dated at between 6000 and 7000 B.C.



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Photo of Dr. JM LuginbuhlDr. JM LuginbuhlExtension Specialist (Goats & Forage Systems) (919) 515-8743 jean-marie_luginbuhl@ncsu.eduCrop and Soil Sciences - NC State University
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