Nigerian Dwarf 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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Penning pregnant does together

Is it OK to pen two pregnant does together who are going to be kidding close to the same time? The pen is plenty big enough for two does. I…

Started by Jabe Thomas

1 Mar 20
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Trembling kid

Yesterday I had my three 1 week old kids disbudded by the vet.  Everything went well.  This afternoon he must have knocked one of his horns…

Started by Judy H

3 Mar 19
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Tiny weak kid

We had a mama give birth last night to three living goats and one that looked like it had been dead  for a while in utero.  Two are nursing…

Started by Tiffani Wilson

11 Mar 18
Reply by Tiffani Wilson

Bottle Baby Routines

Hello: Looking for some of you to share your bottle baby routines/processes... like: 1. what do you use as milk replacer 2. how often, and…

Started by Jabe Thomas

2 Mar 11
Reply by Michael Garwood

Safeguard for Goats... ok to use on nursing mom??

Our doe gave birth yesterday evening and I am unsure of which dewormer to use. Alot of information on the internet says Safeguard for Goats…

Started by Ashley

1 Feb 27
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

"must have"supplements to have on hand for weak kids

I have been reading past posts about weak kids...Reading all those posts  makes it seem like weak kids are common. I know that usually kids…

Started by Ruth Goode

33 Feb 25
Reply by Myra Isaac

Should I be concerned? 2nd freshener, Day 141, Doe seems to be in constant discomfort (for 16+ hours)?

I have a wonderful 2nd freshener who is due Monday (2/20). Yesterday I moved her into the "barn" (corner of our garage) because she SO badl…

Started by Janet Dowell

8 Feb 22
Reply by Janet Dowell

newborn with breathing trouble

We had goat kids born this afternoon.  We kept checking on her (the barn cam broke) and when we found them she had all three but no placent…

Started by Tiffani Wilson

4 Feb 10
Reply by Tiffani Wilson

Udder development

I keep hearing different things so I wanted to ask you guys. Do first fresheners bag up sooner or later than past fresheners? Also do first…

Started by Maggie

2 Feb 7
Reply by Maggie

Labor signs

I rescued two goats about two weeks ago. At their first vet visit a few days later the vet confirmed that my Nigerian dwarf goat was at lea…

Started by Maggie

3 Feb 4
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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