Lisa the Geep

Meet Lisa the Geep - yes, a cross between a goat and a sheep!

She was born after an unscheduled amorous encounter on the farm of Klaus Exsternbrink, in Schwerte, in northern Germany's Ruhr Valley. One of his young billy goats leapt over a fence and had a passionate liaison with a ewe.

The result a month ago was Lisa - resembling a lamb in shape and stature, but with the colouring and agile back legs of a goat.

Her mother seems unfazed by her unusual offspring and has raised her happily so far.

Now Lisa is booked into a specialist animal medical school in Hanover for genetic tests to determine her hybrid status. "These whims of nature are extremely rare," said the school's Professor Karl-Heinz Waldmann.

"But goats are known for their strong sex drive."

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I just discovered our black sheep is very pregnant, and our vet, a personal friend of the previous owners, has confirmed the only male the sheep was with is a pygmy goat. So I am anxiously awaiting a ---? There are some examples online of hybrids that have survived, but they usually do not make it due to the difference in chromosomes. There are some, though...
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My sheep female just had a Goat-Sheep Hybrid. I was looking on these sites to look up info on the cross. The Goat in question is a Pygmy Goat. I haven't found a known cross between the Mini Goats and a Sheep.
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