Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

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Baby goats not quite right!

This April one of our does gave birth to 3 kids.  2 bucks and 1 doe.  The doe died at 4 weeks.  She was weak, didn't gain any weight (3 pou…

Started by Laura Milko

7 May 31
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Doe with cough and fever

I have a 11 month old Nigerian doe who has had a hacking cough for a few days now. I grew concerned yesterday (I should have been concerned…

Started by Aaron White

3 Feb 16
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Pregnant doe with yellow mucus in stool

My pregnant doe Butterscotch, ready to give birth any day, has runny stool with yellow mucus. Just noticed this and don’t know if I should…

Started by Tara

3 Feb 15
Reply by Tara

HELP!! LGD pups dieing

To make a long story short we've been getting a ton of rain. My 2.5 year old LGD female had a litter of pups July 26th 2018. In the last we…

Started by Myra Isaac

2 Sep 16, 2018
Reply by Myra Isaac

Pemphigus foliaceus or mites? Skin problems on young doe

Hi everyone, I'm hoping some of you can help me figure out what's wrong with my young doe.  I have two mini lamanchas (75% nigerian) and on…

Started by Rosalyn Abbott

1 Sep 11, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


Does anyone have any experience with hookworms?  One young wether and one of my does had fecals done showing hookworms.  Checked the eyes o…

Started by Judy Metcalf

4 Aug 8, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Hyperextended knees

I have a doe whose front knees are hyper-extended and I was hoping someone here could help me figure out why. I've had so many different op…

Started by Emily

13 Jul 2, 2018
Reply by Rachel Hoff

Buck with Bald Patches

Hello All: Recently, I've noticed several bald patches on my buck. Initially, I thought it to be mites (and it still could be), but in read…

Started by Jabe Thomas

4 Jun 28, 2018
Reply by Michael Garwood

Assistance with my three wethers

My three boys hit the two year mark two weeks ago. The first year was pretty straight forward but this past year we seem to be struggling w…

Started by Danny Villa

9 Jun 5, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

CD & T shots

My does had thier CD/T shots on April 29, when should I give them their next shot and where is the best place to do this? My girls are 6wee…

Started by Leslie A Barstow

1 May 20, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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