Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

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First Freshener FF Pre kidding udder development...due feb 19, Updated photos, now at 14 days to go.... at 23 days to go...countdown

50 more days to go. Yolanda is getting heavier and just starting to develop an udder. So exciting, this will be our first kidding. Black on…

Started by James TinkerLatest Reply

Week one weight gain

People have asked about newborn weight gain in the past, and I've said multiple times that I want to keep track of a kids' weights at some…

Started by Deborah Niemann-BoehleLatest Reply

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The hardest week ever

We have had ND goats for several years which means with 10 does we have had many kiddings - all without any major issues.   Last Monday our…

Started by Judy Metcalf

9 5 hours ago
Reply by Judy Metcalf

Overdue and still not making milk

I have a 7 year old doe who was very definitely bred on 6/4 and 6/5, which puts her at day 153ish.  I was confident that she had settled, a…

Started by Rebekah

5 Nov 5
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Freshened doe withholding milk?

We had babies at 2am this morning! Thanks to Deborah’s advice - I sat on my hands and witnessed the most perfect quick “ painless” birth ev…

Started by Annieday

5 Nov 1
Reply by Annieday

Mother rejected kid

Hi there, just had a doe deliver early today - 2 tiny kids that she just abandoned, didn't even lick them clean.  I found them and got them…

Started by Katharine Norton

11 Sep 20
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Best Wishes to Deborah and Family!

I was so excited to read that Deborah's family is expecting their first grandchild. I'm sending all the happy and healthy wishes your way!…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

2 Aug 29
Reply by Patty Meyer

Doe adopts newborn days before she is due

  Hi    I have a doe due to freshen any day now. About 2 days ago she adopted a new born that her mother rejected. All seems to be going we…

Started by salviadorrii

6 Aug 26
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Our Second Go-Round

All, I just wanted to say how much I appreciate this forum. Some nights I spend hours reading old threads and (hopefully) absorbing valuabl…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

1 Jul 13
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Crazy doe

I have a doe that gets a little out of her mind sometimes yesterday she kidnapped the other 2 does 5 kids and wouldn't let them back to the…

Started by Brian W Robinson

4 Jul 6
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Engorged udder

Hi friends! I am new to the page and have had goats for two years, but this is my first year where my doe has kidded and I am nervous! She…

Started by Meghan DeGroot

5 May 16
Reply by Winding River Farm (Bev)

Week one weight gain

People have asked about newborn weight gain in the past, and I've said multiple times that I want to keep track of a kids' weights at some…

Started by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

28 Apr 26
Reply by Glenna Rose

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