Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

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Not new to goats as I have had goats for at least 50 years. I started very young. I had Nigerians back in the 90's when they were pretty ra…

Started by Sue johnson

1 11 hours ago
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Specific mineral requirements for ND's

I am looking for some sort of chart or list that indicates what the ideal mineral requirements are for ND's to better assess whether the fe…

Started by Judy Metcalf

1 Mar 17
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


Hi I'm from the Midwest and have mixed herd.  I have standards with only 2 pure bred Toggenburg girls. Everything else is mixed milk and me…

Started by Rachelle Hough

10 Mar 10
Reply by Rachelle Hough

Greetings from Langley, BC, Canada

Hi everyone! We started our herd last year with 3 pairs: Queen Jenny and her daughter Topaz; half sisters Amber and Onyx; and twins Opal a…

Started by Ken Ku

1 Mar 5
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

New and a few questions

Hello All, We recently got 2 doelings in Mid-December. They are darlings. We got them from breeder and they both had suffered from scours p…

Started by Steve Stanek

3 Jan 28
Reply by Julieanne Cook


Hi, everyone! My name is Mary. I'm currently in the information gathering stage. I'll be looking for land in Kentucky to start a homestead…

Started by Mary Ellen McGarrity

6 Jan 28
Reply by Aaron White

New here!

Hi, so I am a newbie goat owner of both Nigerians and pygmy's. I have one buck and 3 does however will be rehoming the pygmy one due to jus…

Started by Lisa

22 Jan 27
Reply by Julieanne Cook


Hi everyone! My name is Julia, I'm new and am very excited to be apart of this forum. I have 4 ND Does - a 5 year old doe (in milk), a 4 ye…

Started by Julia M Willams

7 Jan 6
Reply by Julia M Willams

New and looking for information

I am looking to getting a small herd started this spring. I live in Western NY close to PA. I have decided I would like to get Nigerian Dwa…

Started by Tammy Griffen

7 Nov 29, 2016
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Hello from West Texas

Wow, this is a great group loaded with information - which I need desperately! I and my husband are living the retired life (he was Army fo…

Started by Tricia VanVorce

6 Nov 19, 2016
Reply by Tricia VanVorce


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Need goat equipment?

Yogurt Maker

2-quart milk pail

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

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