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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Which buck?

I looked at two bucks today.  Before I went out, I was sure which one I wanted to breed my girls to.  I have two to breed. However, when I…

Started by Glenna Rose

1 5 hours ago
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Cystic ovaries?

I have a doe who acts very bucky when in heat. She mounts the other does, does the tongue flapping and makes awful groaning / screaming sou…

Started by Jennifer

1 5 hours ago
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Accidental Possible Breeding

Question: 8 days ago my buck broke out of his pen and I saw him grazing with my girls. I didn't see him breed with them but started freakin…

Started by Daniella Lake

2 yesterday
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How do you know when infection is gone??

I wasn’t sure whether to put this in breeding or health - but here goes ... first - I’m so excited hubby just surprised me with Raising Go…

Started by Annieday

16 Nov 8
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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

6 Oct 2
Reply by Annieday

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

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

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