Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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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

Once-a-Day Milker Grain Ration

Hi all, My daughter's doe is due to kid in a couple of weeks, and we'll start giving her some Chaffhaye along with her seeds and things in…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

2 May 20, 2016
Reply by Naomi D'Andrea

Cut on teat

At first milking today, Ginger's left teat had a cut on it.  I have no idea how she got it unless it was from blackberry vines that had bee…

Started by Glenna Rose

4 Mar 20, 2016
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Milking after pre-term stillborn?

Hi there, looking for some advice, sadly one of our goats delivered an early kid this week.  It was not fully formed so I presume it was e…

Started by Katharine Norton

5 Dec 1, 2014
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Roller coaster milk production

I'm new to this and have only the one milking doe I have been milking for a couple of months. She consistently gives me 1 and a half pints…

Started by Julia @Woody Glen Farm

1 Nov 8, 2013
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Tips for milking doe who does NOT want to be milked?

Hi. My doe who is 11 weeks fresh now has had her kids removed to a separate pen but where she can see and hear them (bucklings). She has be…

Started by Julia @Woody Glen Farm

3 Nov 3, 2013
Reply by Julia @Woody Glen Farm

Herd testing

Hello. I am new to NDDG and only 1 year into owning my little guys. We started out with 2 wethers to keep our horse company and then added…

Started by Shannon

6 May 6, 2012
Reply by Steve K Rayes


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