for people who love the littlest dairy goats
This is my young buck from Deborah - Sadie's boy from this year. I am very pleased with him and can't wait to see what he produces! There are so many opinions on what is best in a buck, but I'm focusing on mom being a nice milker, good producer…Continue
Hello!Newbie goat mama here. :) We have two open young gals (one's almost 2 and the other is almost 1) that share our 12.5 acres to to our flock of 11 chickens. We give them a little grain before putting them to bed and they have free access to…Continue
I have read here that some does cycle year round, some don't, and some cycle year round but are not ovulating year round.I have some questions about this:First, are there Nigerians that actually DO cycle year round and can be bred all year…Continue
I have little experience with bucklings. Had 2 a coupple years ago that I used and then wethered.I remember them being my cuties. I just don't remember their size. My current guys are 2/3 or slightly more of most of my girls. Does this seem on…Continue
Belle, (she was my first ND) had a bit of a rough start to life with coccidosis and I'm wondering if it had a lasting effect on her. She never showed signs of heat (she's now 18 months old) but I thought I saw a little flagging on September 10th and…Continue
My two friends asked if I would stud out one or two of my buck's. I have a closed herd but, want to help them find a stud service. Both are looking for Nigerian Dwarf buck's near/around Fleetwood or Boyertown, Pennsylvania. They want to breed their…Continue
I am an absolute beginner. I will be getting my first pair of whethers this coming summer. I have a few questions that I would appreciate if you wonderful friends could answer them.1) What do you feed your goats?2) How much do you feed them?3) What…Continue
I have a buck 3 yrs old. has always benn healthy happy and lovable. If ya'll seen all my posts on face book I have been struggling with parasites this yr have lost 6.Sam has been off and on treatment the whole time . have tried everything that's…Continue
Hello we have two goats, about 6 months old. I know they hate the rain, but rather than go under our shelter or in their little barn, they stand in the rain and cry. The overhang we have across from their barn is very high and the barn isn't very…Continue
Hi All,The vet is perplexed and does not know what to try, and my sweet doe Clover is going downhill fast. any thoughts or advice would be much appreciated. Here are the facts.Doe ~ 4.5 years old in good health. Kidded with 2 healthy kids last…Continue
Mother Mavis gave birth to twins, 45 min. in labour for the first large one, and then a small brother, who popped out after a few minutes. The small one has been getting weaker and weaker as the larger keeps pushing him out of the way.
Now I'm milking the mom to feed the babe. How many hours do 2 day old kids sleep? I keep bringing the kid back to the mom, but he just nestles her and can't seem to latch on to the teat. I'm hoping, he'll get stronger as the days go by.