Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Amalia Young
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  • Camino, CA
  • United States
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Lost back teeth

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle Nov 6. 3 Replies

This morning my husband found what looks like a string of the back teeth from one of our 8 NDs. Their front teeth are much taller than the ones he found on the ground, when he was cleaning their…Continue

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Standard body weight

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle May 23. 7 Replies

Being new to raising goats, I am wondering if ours are at the right weight. I read the “Body Condition Scores in Goats” resource from one of Deborah’s older posts, and will try to assess our goats’…Continue

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So happy to be here!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Naomi D'Andrea May 22. 2 Replies

Hi everyone, my name is Amalia, and I live in Northern California with my husband Richard. Four years ago we "escaped" the city and moved higher up in elevation, where one can see the stars at night…Continue

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Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Amalia Young's discussion Lost back teeth
"Interesting thought! Well, if you figure out who is missing those teeth, and you see massive swelling on their cheek within the next few months, you'll know why. At least that's what happened with my son. He woke up one morning and his…"
Nov 6
Amalia Young replied to Amalia Young's discussion Lost back teeth
"My husband clarified he had actually found them on the tray the hay falls onto after they eat. I wonder if the occasional rocks we get in our hay caused this. I'll keep an eye on them all. Thank you, Deborah! "
Nov 6
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Amalia Young's discussion Lost back teeth
"Goats do have baby teeth, but they don't normally lose all of them at once. I wonder if something hit it in the mouth and knocked out some of the teeth early. That actually happened to two of my children.  Turned out fine for one, but the…"
Nov 5
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Lost teeth in the back

This morning my husband found what looks like a string of the back teeth from one of our 8 NDs. Their front teeth are much taller than the ones he found on the ground, when he was cleaning their area. So we suspect they came from the back of one's goat's mouth. Would these grow back? (Our NDs are 1.5 yrs old). We will try to pry each mouth open to check all teeth but we know that's going to be hard as our goats squirm quite a lot when we try to hold their heads still. We hope to identify the…See More
Nov 5
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Amalia Young's discussion Standard body weight
"I agree with your body condition score on the goats. They are not obese. "
May 23
Naomi D'Andrea left a comment for Amalia Young
"Wow, what sweet comments.It really has been a long time since I've taken the time to reflect. Thank you for the inspiration to do so again! I'm in a season of being there for others more than for myself, but maybe soon!"
May 23
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"Naomi, you have an amazing talent at telling stories! You write so beautifully! I enjoyed your blog so much! I hope you'll make time for more recent updates! I'd love to see how things are now. Have you ever considered writing, as in…"
May 22
Amalia Young replied to Janie Hynson's discussion Hello from North Carolina
"That's great news, congratulations! We have two acres and even so there is absolutely plenty to do! Will you let us know if you've also got your goats now?"
May 22
Amalia Young replied to Amalia Young's discussion Standard body weight
"Pics%20for%20weight%20assessment.pdf The files were too large I guess. I took more pictures today of the others, and put them in PDF format, hope the quality is not too bad. It's hard to get these little guys to stand still for pics, so I am…"
May 22
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Amalia Young's discussion Standard body weight
"Stanley's photo did not come through, but I agree with your body condition score on the other two. "
May 22
Amalia Young replied to Amalia Young's discussion Standard body weight
"Prada Stanley IEeyore Prada and Stanley are doelings born 3/12/2018, and Eeyore is a wether born 3/31/2018. They weghed around 55 lbs a month ago, we'll have to weight them again. Last night my husband and I assessed all of our goats using the…"
May 22
Naomi D'Andrea replied to Amalia Young's discussion So happy to be here!
"Ummmm....your place is Beautiful!!! Enjoy your babies. :)"
May 22

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At 1:18pm on May 23, 2019, Naomi D'Andrea said…

Wow, what sweet comments.
It really has been a long time since I've taken the time to reflect. Thank you for the inspiration to do so again! I'm in a season of being there for others more than for myself, but maybe soon!

At 11:45am on May 14, 2019, Janie Hynson said…

Welcome to the group, Amalia! 

 
 
 


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