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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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

Ligaments Gone for 23 hours

Should I worry or have a vet come out. My 2nd freshner lost her ligaments yesterday around 9-10am in the morning I checked frequently and t…

Started by Daniella Lake

12 Apr 17
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Goat Day 142 question

So my Doe if got the first day would be sitting at day 142.. on day 138 she leaked a small amount of milk on a wooden box she was laying on…

Started by Daniella Lake

5 Apr 11
Reply by Daniella Lake

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

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Yogurt Maker

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