Now Playing:

Stand for independent journalism
and powerful storytelling.

contribute now OPB

Arts & Life

Animals

Nigerian Dwarf Goat Gives Birth To Quintuplets In Pendleton


Jeannie Prowse bottle feeds one of her week-old Nigerian dwarf goat kids on Wednesday outside Pendleton.

Jeannie Prowse bottle feeds one of her week-old Nigerian dwarf goat kids on Wednesday outside Pendleton.

E.J. Harris/East Oregonian

After five months of pregnancy, “Magnificent Mary” was so big she could barely walk.

Finally on March 24, the nanny Nigerian dwarf goat was ready to give birth. She had four kids in just half an hour, which was remarkable enough.

But it was the fifth that came an hour later and really took Mary’s owners, Richard and Jeannie Prowse, by surprise.

To read more, visit the East Oregonian.

Nigerian Goat Oregon

More Arts & Life

More OPB

OPB has updated its privacy policy. You can find details here.