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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…

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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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Is this a fine tattoo kit for the nigerian dwarfs? I didn't add a link, but here is the description. Special 3/8" letters & numbers f…

Started by Lil

2 Jul 8
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LGD questions.

I've been thinking a lot about getting a livestock guardian dog, and I'd really like to. I currently have just two doelings that live in a…

Started by Lil

5 Jun 24
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Color Description

I'm trying to decide what I would describe my buckling's coloring as... he is mostly a reddish roan/ brown, with white markings, and the bl…

Started by Lil

3 Jun 6
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So I'm a newbie, and I'm trying to learn about the coat patterns and colors. My doeling is light gold, and I noticed a darker gold spot on…

Started by Lil

2 Jun 4
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Bucks in Rut

I've been trying to find an answer to this question, and with all my research can't seem to get one! How long are Nigerian Dwarf bucks in r…

Started by Lil

2 Apr 21
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doe kid disbudding

Hi...  I'm getting ready to disbud female kid. she is 13 days old.  My previous disbudding has always left small scurs. This time I want to…

Started by Trish

1 Mar 19
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Our Australian Friends

We have at least two members here from Australia growing their herds, one being Michael Garwood. I've been thinking a lot about them and wo…

Started by Glenna Rose

3 Jan 31
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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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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