Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Doe with rectal prolapse

Hello, I am Joanna and I have 4 NDG’s. I am new to goats and have only had them since September ‘17. I need advise about a doe with a recta…

Started by Joanna Phalen

6 Mar 15
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Copper deficient, Zinc deficient or what?

Hi, I have some nigerian dwarf goats I got in the spring of last year. They did terrific on pasture and hay supplement during the summer. T…

Started by Meme

10 Mar 11
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Doe isolated herself gets thinner with time

One doe isolates herself, she does not eat well like others and she gets thinner with time. Suggestions on how to help her will be mostly a…

Started by Emmanuel Deremolu

3 Mar 11
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Thin 7 yr old doe

Doe that is thin.  I can feel readily her spine.  Her sides are fairly sunken in.  Unusually... I feed orchard grass. She has been wormed,…

Started by Melissa Johnson

8 Feb 13
Reply by Melissa Johnson

High Iron level in blood test result

I had the Vet take a sample of one of my Boys to see where his blood levels were in minerals. His results . Copper 1.5 Iron 3.4 Selenium .…

Started by Bob Thomas

4 Feb 3
Reply by Bob Thomas

Bleeding goat

My doe is bleeding from her back side. I cant tell if it’s feom her anus or vulva. This isn’t the first time she’s had some blood but it’s…

Started by Maggie

6 Feb 3
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


Now that the Chaffahaye product has been around for a few years I am wondering how it is working for everybody and how you are using it. Do…

Started by Bob Thomas

3 Jan 19
Reply by Melissa Johnson

Orange pee?

Orange spots (pee?) in the snow in goats pen?  any idea what it could be? I give molasses and apple cider vinegar in warm water.  I just ad…

Started by Mary

20 Jan 9
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Reference Book Recommendations

All, I'm a little old-fashioned and still enjoy having real-live, genuine books around. Iam looking for recommendations for a "level up" re…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

6 Dec 29, 2017
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Lymph Node swelling and abcess

Hi, I am new to the forum .     I am in PA and have 3 alpine/ sanaan cross does and a Nigerian/Boar cross Billy goat. They where all born m…

Started by lisa Taylor

3 Dec 9, 2017
Reply by lisa Taylor


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Yogurt Maker

2-quart milk pail

Mineral feeder (put minerals in one side and baking soda in the other!)

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