Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Where can I find out what codes like *D and TX mean?

I keep googling this to no avail. and frustrated. I want to know what all these little acronyms and symbols mean next to all the registered…

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Polled genetics question

How do you know if a polled goat has the homozygous polled gene (PP) or the heterozygous polled gene (Ph)?

Started by Lil

4 Jun 14
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Breeding age for buck

Guys what is the youngest you’ve successfully used a buckling for breeding? I’m making my breeding plans for next year and I have a bucklin…

Started by Maggie

4 Jun 2
Reply by Maggie

Breeding age for doe?

Is it okay to breed a Nigerian Dwarf doe at 8 or 9 months if she weighs enough? If so, how much should she weigh? Thanks! 

Started by Lil

2 Jun 2
Reply by Lil

Extremely thin buck

Guys I’m looking for suggestions on helping a buck fatten back up. He’s finished breeding for this year and while I know bucks tend to lose…

Started by Maggie

3 Feb 20
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Fertility

How potentially fertile is a two week old buck? I have a buckling that is acting as if he were in full rut. I’ve never had one act like thi…

Started by Maggie

6 Feb 17
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Heat after Lutalyse

My neighbors full size buck broke through their fence and ended up in my pen with my Nigerian does. He bred one of my girls who isn’t even…

Started by Maggie

3 Jan 28
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

No heat periods

Thanks,  Deborah,  When I sent my questions about my two does not coming into heat, i had used forum,  so don't know why forum was suggeste…

Started by Barbara Jean Rondine

1 Jan 22
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Introducing my newest online course! And it's FREE!

Did you know that what you do now can have a big impact on your kidding success in the spring? Mineral deficiencies, not recognizing the si…

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0 Aug 12, 2019

Breeding age

What’s the earliest that you guys will breed a doe age wise? I have a doe that is 6 mo old but she’s already over 60lbs and 18inches tall.…

Started by Maggie

4 Aug 9, 2019
Reply by Maggie

How to tell a Freemartin?

I purchased a Nigerian Dwarf quad doeling at 7 days old as the runt. Litter was 2 doelings, 2 bucklings. Shes 3 months old now. Her clitori…

Started by GINGER K BRAUN

5 Jul 12, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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