Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Milk Production Expectations

I am looking into purchasing a ND doe and I am primarily interested in milk production capabilities and this would be the foundational doe…

Started by Theresa BLatest Reply

My Goat Kit

First of all, let me say. I don't like surprises. So I've been reading and learning and talking and learning and learning and learning abou…

Started by Rachel Whetzel at MigMog AcresLatest Reply

Movable Pens

Recently I've been asked a LOT about my movable pens, so I thought I'd start a discussion forum about this and help explain better, that wa…

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Hay while on pasture?

Deborah,    In your book, I am pretty sure I read it in there, you say that goats should have access to hay pretty much 24/7.  I have hay a…

Started by Aaron White

0 Sep 17

My barns

Just for reference to help other newbies here are some photos of the two barns I built for my starting goat herd.  We are starting out with…

Started by Aaron White

4 Sep 4
Reply by James Tinker

Collars for goats

We are picking up our goats next week and to help facilitate moving them around our property we are looking at using leads.  So a bit of a…

Started by Aaron White

1 Aug 28
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Second edition of Raising Goats Naturally now available!

Hi everyone! I just wanted to let you know that the second edition of Raising Goats Naturally is now hot off the press. It's available thro…

Started by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

0 Aug 18

Changes to ADGA Registration???

May be a silly question, but is it possible to change the color and/or the name of a registered doe? As I've learned more about Nigerians (…

Started by Jabe Thomas

1 Jul 28
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Milk Production Expectations

I am looking into purchasing a ND doe and I am primarily interested in milk production capabilities and this would be the foundational doe…

Started by Theresa B

63 Jun 30
Reply by Glenna Rose

Too many kids for one mom!

Deborah and all,  My 5 year old Nigerian Dwarf doe had 5 kids two weeks ago. Mom is getting pretty thin and I've tried supplementing with K…

Started by Barbara Jean Rondine

3 Jun 4
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Hay selection

So as I am trying to get ready to welcome home our first group of goats, hopefully by the end of this month, I am attempting to figure out…

Started by Aaron White

3 Jun 1
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Help!

Hello Everyone! My four year old doe, who has never been freshened appears to have a full udder. Its quite large and hard. I tried to milk…

Started by Dawn D. Kellogg

2 Jun 1
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Water set up for two goats?

One of the things we really have to nail down in the next couple weeks is water for our goats. Problem is, no one has been able to tell me…

Started by Tanya Elrick

3 May 15
Reply by Tanya Elrick

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