Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Sudden drop in milk production/appetite

I have a 2-year-old first freshener that I'm milking. She's at 156 days. Her normal morning milk weight has been between 1#4oz and 1#2oz fo…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

8 Jan 8
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Chilling Milk Quickly Equipment Question

How do you chill your Goats milk quickly? I was having a major problem with off tasting milk until I started really focusing on the chillin…

Started by Myra Isaac

3 Jul 28, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Just a funny milking question

Does anyone here think it's possible for a doe to give more to her favorite milker? My Will and I share duties; I almost always milk in the…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

1 Apr 18, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Milk replacement-- what do you use?

I've been reading a lot of conflicting information about what replacer is "best" when a doe can't or won't feed all the kids. I have one du…

Started by Julia @Woody Glen Farm

15 Mar 7, 2015
Reply by Winding River Farm (Bev)

TB Testing

Hello, I'm very new when it comes to owning goats. I just got my two does in the summer and now I'm expecting my first batch of kids at the…

Started by Cherissa Woudenberg

7 Feb 2, 2014
Reply by Cherissa Woudenberg

Bad tasting, salty milk

I know salty milk typically means mastitis, but I haven't seen a single sign of mastitis in either doe I'm milking. One kidded on Sept. 1 (…

Started by Kailyn Elliott

3 Oct 31, 2013
Reply by Deborah Painchaud

starting to milk

Someone posted this question on my page: I wonder how we'll learn to milk her if she's nursing her twins. How long do the twins stay with…

Started by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

73 Oct 11, 2013
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Blue Eyed Male Kid – great blood lines NW Oregon

Born 11.21.12.  Our bred dam, Irene, from Caprinos produced two beautiful and healthy males. The dam may be homozygous.  The black and whit…

Started by Jo Powell

3 Dec 14, 2012
Reply by Glenna Rose

Excellent article on benefits of goat milk

Just found this article and wanted to share it with everyone: This is the best ex…

Started by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

2 Feb 16, 2012
Reply by Janel Rickey

Is it legal to sell raw milk?

We've had discussions on selling milk in the past, and I just found this great map that shows the status of raw milk sales in every state.…

Started by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

11 Apr 19, 2011
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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