Buck – Myotonic/Fainter Miniature

Meet Walt

Wild Haven Walt is a miniature myotonic (fainting) buck born in February 2022 from Cowboy and Gloria. Walt is a sweet and cuddly goat who loves pets and being near people. He faints readily and frequently drags his hind legs when startled and will fall completely. With a strong myotonia, he is less playful than some bucks but will joust readily when in a playful mood. His coat is soft and full but is shorted than expected for silky fainter.


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Keep in mind that “Add to Cart” indicates your intent to purchase Walt. It is the first step. The next step in the process will be to schedule a farm visit.

We reserve the right to refuse sale if we feel it would not be in the best interest of the animal. We do sell “sight unseen” and a farm visit will be required before final purchase.

No Deposit is required to arrange a visit.

Fast Facts

  • Date of Birth: 2 February 2022
  • Sire:Big Wheel Ranch Fainting Goats “Cowboy” BWR (MGR C2337)
  • Dam: Gloria (Not Registered)
  • Stiffness rating: 4 (Walks normally with no swivel. The rear limbs lock up readily, the forelimbs less so, and goats with this degree of stiffness rarely fall to the ground.)
  • Registered: No, registrable as found/heritage.
  • Miniature: Yes
  • Silky: No

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Two goats (Keith and Cowboy) laying next to each other.

Sire: Cowboy

Big Wheel Ranch Fainting Goats
“Cowboy” BWR

  • Born: 14 April 2017
  • Colour: Black Tri
  • Registration: MGR – C2337
  • Sire: Acres of Fun Silver Bullet AAF (B5201)
  • Dam: Big Wheel Ranch FG Patsy (B2468)
Buckling goat and his mother

Dam: Gloria



Learn a little more about Walt

Is Walt registered?

No. Walt since Walt’s dam is not registered, he could be registered as a found/heritage goat with the IFGA. Wild Haven will provide you will all of the history of both Gloria and Cowboy so that you can register Walt if you want to in the future. We are happy to help you through that process.

Is Walt Intact?

Intact, for goats, means that the buck is not wethered (castrated) and is able to reproduce. Yes, Walt is intact. Walt could be wethered if a new owner prefers. 

Is Walt for sale?

Yes, Walt is available for adoption as a companion or for breeding stock. If you are interested in Walt, please contact us for a visit. We’re sure you will fall in love with him and he will surely fall in love with you.

How Big Will Walt Get?

Gloria and Cowboy (dam and sire) are both near miniature in size. Cowboy was just over the limit and Gloria is about 20 inches. Walt will not be getting any larger than that and will likely be in the miniature or companion category.


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