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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Can my doe feed 5 kids without help?

One of our does gave birth to 5 babies on Saturday.  They all seem healthy and strong but Mamma is struggling today.  I noticed she didn't…

Started by Susan

5 Mar 28
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Started by Kim

34 Mar 10
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Started by Kim

0 Feb 27

Kidding Difficulties

Hello! I have a goat, who in the past, has had difficult kiddings. The first kidding happened two weeks before her due date (Bred: 11\12\18…

Started by Emma

20 Feb 6
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Bleeding during pregnancy

Last year I had a doe miscarry and Deborah mentioned that bleeding is not always a sign of miscarriage. The doe last year did miscarry but…

Started by Maggie

3 Dec 13, 2021
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Wether trying to nurse from doe about to kid

Hello! I have a doe due to kid in two days. I’ve spotted her son (a wether that lives with the herd) trying to sneak a quick nursing from h…

Started by Heather

7 Jun 10, 2021
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Doe turned aggressive

Last year, I had to help my 4 year old ND doe (her first kidding) with a very large stuck baby. The kid was over 4 lbs, head first, but fro…

Started by Leslie Honcoop

4 May 17, 2021
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

Weak kid

I have a kid who was born yesterday and I’m trying to determine if she is just tiny and weak or if there is something else going on like a…

Started by Maggie

4 Apr 17, 2021
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

Early/premature labor

How early is too early for a goat to go into labor? What is the earliest that a doe can safely kid? 

Started by Maggie

23 Apr 16, 2021
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I need some opinions on scales for weighing the kids. I would like to get some that are fairly accurate to the ounce for the newborns, with…

Started by Margaret Langley

5 Mar 29, 2021
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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