A Geep is Born

Ever heard of a ‘geep’ before? Probably not, a geep is the name sometimes given to a goat-sheep hybrid, and it is a pretty rare occurrence. There are only a few cases reported of a sheep and a goat mating successfully, and this usually includes a billy goat and a ewe. While there have been a few cases of the successful mating between these two species previously resulting in offspring there have been even fewer cases of the offspring being born alive or surviving for more than a few days. Continue reading