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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Burdizzo Possible Fail

Hello all! Today Will and I castrated three kids using the Burdizzo emasculatome for the first time (last year we banded, but after extensi…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

8 Sep 12
Reply by Naomi D'Andrea

3 Year Old First Fresheners

Hi everyone, I have a question about freshening 3 year olds. I am going to be breeding My two 2 year old ND does this fall and was wonderin…

Started by Julia M Willams

14 Aug 12
Reply by Patty Meyer

Would You use this buck???

I have a 1 1/2 year old buck that adore - at least his front 3/4! But I would like to put a new rear end on him! He looks like he has no wi…

Started by Annieday

3 Jul 16
Reply by Michael Garwood

Breed lines that once had a defect?

Last year, one of my breeding pairs resulted in a doeling with a large teat spur. This year, both goats of that pair were bred to different…

Started by Jess Johnson

1 May 31
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Lactation and ovulation

When should I expect my doe to come back into heat after giving birth? Does the fact that she is nursing her kids affect that?

Started by Maggie

3 Apr 23
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Evaluating Buckling

Can someone point me towards a good source of information on how to evaluate a buckling?  I am not finding it in the archives, maybe I am n…

Started by Judy H

4 Apr 11
Reply by Judy H

Bred to a much bigger goat?

EEEEK!! My big Nubian got out and was trying to breed the two little Nigerian dwarf does I recently adopted. What to do if they become preg…

Started by Linda Klein

3 Feb 19
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Teen Sire - Next on GoatLifetime Movie Network

To my great surprise it appears that Juniper has settled, which means that Ezra got her pregnant when he was only 20 weeks old. She should…

Started by Julieanne Cook

2 Jan 27
Reply by Winding River Farm (Bev)

How often to breed

Hello, I'm fairly new to Nigis, having had them for about a year. I have 5 does and 2 bucks, as well as a herd of Mini Nubians. (I used to…

Started by Kimberly Crawmer

8 Jan 6
Reply by Julia M Willams

Doe Hormones and Breeding

Our doe went into heat over the past 2-ish days so yesterday, we took a quick field trip to have her bred.  We aren't positive the buck was…

Started by Kali Sink

3 Nov 26, 2016
Reply by Kali Sink


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