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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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

60 on Thursday
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Whole vs. Rolled Oats

Any preference between whole and rolled oats as part of a grain mix for does? It seems the internet has mixed views. Go figure. If anyone h…

Started by Jabe Thomas

2 on Thursday
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Hay

Hello all! I currently feed my goats timothy hay because my horses eat it. They like it but is there another, less expensive, hay that they…

Started by Teresa Seipel

3 on Thursday
Reply by Patty Meyer

Feeding schedule for 10-week old kids

My wife just got two young Dwarf Nigerian goats, 10 weeks old. They weight 17 and 14 pounds and have been fed twice a day by the breeder, a…

Started by P Coghlan

11 Apr 5
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Fence Problem need help asap!!

We have 2 wethers that will be 1 year old in June neither of them were dehorned. One of them has recently started sticking his head threw t…

Started by Riley Tuyls

2 Apr 4
Reply by Riley Tuyls

Burdizzo fail

Two months ago, I castrated an 11 month old with a burdizzo (emasculator from Jeffers), and only one side took. This definitely could have…

Started by Jess Johnson

1 Apr 3
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Safe Landscaping shrubs

I have a hillside that is starting to erode away. I was thinking about planting either creeping juniper or creeping thyme to help stop the…

Started by Riley Tuyls

1 Apr 3
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Bath Time

How young can you give a kid a bath? I have (2) 3 day old bottle kids who were born outside & are stinky. TIA

Started by Kimberly Fasser

1 Mar 27
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Castration

Banding vs. burdizzo. Which is best? what are the pros and cons? At what age should they be used?

Started by Maggie

1 Mar 9
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Where and how do you store your alfalfa and hay

Hello All, My name is Jason and am new to NG goat keeping. We recently picked up a couple of 10 week olds. My barn is 8' x 12' with a recl…

Started by Jason Crawford

2 Mar 9
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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