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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Lost back teeth

This morning my husband found what looks like a string of the back teeth from one of our 8 NDs. Their front teeth are much taller than the…

Started by Amalia Young

3 Nov 6
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Teff Hay for Wethers

Does anyone have experience using Teff hay? I got my hands on some and stocked up for the winter--mainly because that's what was available…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

1 Oct 29
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

need help on dehorning paste on thick scur if possible?

Hi,I'm not using dehorning paste on a young goat, but what I would like to do is put it on the top of a nigerian duck's thick scur. I've be…

Started by Trish

5 Oct 24
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

What are YOU feeding your milking does?

I seem to always be going back and forth on what to feed our milkers. For several years, I have been feeding DuMor sweet feed, mixing in BO…

Started by Jabe Thomas

6 Sep 26
Reply by Maggie

Barn Ventilation

Anyone out there have a favorite fan for under $300? Looking for recommendations. We have a pretty tiny barn (8x12) for only 3 goats. Half…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

7 Jul 21
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Advice appreciated for arranging our new paddock

Looking for advise please. We are preparing our 4 acre hobby farm for 4 registered NDs due here next month. I have cleared and prepared a 9…

Started by Garry Mellan

5 May 29
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Standard body weight

Being new to raising goats, I am wondering if ours are at the right weight. I read the “Body Condition Scores in Goats” resource from one o…

Started by Amalia Young

7 May 23
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

When to separate a buckling

Just hoping to hear from those who have experience weaning bucklings and preparing them to leave the farm. We have always wethered our buck…

Started by Jabe Thomas

2 May 15
Reply by Jabe Thomas

Goats won't eat minerals

How would you handle goats that refuse minerals?  Even my two Icelandic lambs, who live with my does, are refusing them.  I started using C…

Started by Sparrow

14 Mar 27
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Baby goat horns

I"m a first time goat owner.  My doe delivered two babies yesterday and they are up and wagging their tails this morning.  I am not finding…

Started by Abbie Stockett

3 Mar 21
Reply by Abbie Stockett

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