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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"Precoscious" doeling

Hi,  I'm having trouble in my barn with a 6 month old female twin doeling trying  to mount the other goats,  vocalizing vociferously and so…

Started by Barbara Jean Rondine

4 Dec 29, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Ultra Boss Pour on For Kiddos?

Hey all. My two ND kiddos have lice. I purchased the Ultra Boss pour on. According to the dosage, it states to give 1.5 ml per 50 lbs. shou…

Started by Chelsea Bell

1 Nov 28, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Grain and Goats

I have a herd of four right now, a buckling from this spring, a whether from this spring as bucklings buddy, and a mother/ daughter pair, m…

Started by Jakayla Marie Hamminga

3 Nov 16, 2018
Reply by Glenna Rose

Copper Deficiency

Hello, we just rescued a buck Nigerian dwarf. His coat is completely white, I dont think he has a fish tail, the tip has hair, but the unde…

Started by Sheana

0 Nov 6, 2018

Whats best

Hi everyone! I am new to the whole goat raising and homesteading but i find it extremely interesting and fun to learn about. Anyways my hus…

Started by Brianna

6 Oct 27, 2018
Reply by Sheana

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

1 Oct 17, 2018
Reply by James Tinker

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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018

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, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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