Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Buck with the herd

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle Dec 23, 2017. 4 Replies

Does anyone keep their buck with the herd fulltime?Will he stay permanantly in rut?Will he settle & be a gentleman??Continue

Hi from Robertson, South Africa

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deb Blake-Satchel Nov 26, 2017. 4 Replies

Hi AllExcited to have found this group :-)& looking forward to the introductory series of emails!Brilliant idea We moved to a farm a year ago & Nigerian Dairy goats were on my list to achieve…Continue

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Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Deb Blake-Satchel's discussion Buck with the herd
"I agree with everything Rachel said. I've heard some pretty horrible stories about tethered goats. Some people buy does and then wait to buy bucks (or a buck and a wether) until they're actually ready to start breeding. When we first got…"
Dec 23, 2017
Rachel Payne replied to Deb Blake-Satchel's discussion Buck with the herd
"It's really not safe for them to be tethered without supervision. It leaves them vulnerable to getting tangled or attacked by dogs or other predators.  As a suggestion, you can usually find used chain link dog kennels pretty cheap on…"
Dec 22, 2017
Deb Blake-Satchel replied to Deb Blake-Satchel's discussion Hi from Robertson, South Africa
"always lived here. about fourth generation african on both sides of my family :-)"
Nov 26, 2017
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Deb Blake-Satchel's discussion Hi from Robertson, South Africa
"Sorry, I wasn't clear. I was wondering if you're originally from South Africa. Have you always lived there? Or did you move there from somewhere else?"
Nov 26, 2017
Deb Blake-Satchel replied to Deb Blake-Satchel's discussion Buck with the herd
"Thank you :-) "
Nov 26, 2017
Deb Blake-Satchel replied to Deb Blake-Satchel's discussion Hi from Robertson, South Africa
"Thank you I am in South Africa - about 200km from Cape Town"
Nov 26, 2017
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Deb Blake-Satchel's discussion Hi from Robertson, South Africa
"Congratulations on your new herd! You're our second member in Africa that I know of. We have one from Ireland who lives in Nigeria. Are you from South Africa?"
Nov 25, 2017
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Deb Blake-Satchel's discussion Buck with the herd
"It's really not a good idea. You will have doelings getting pregnant way too early and could wind up needing c-sections. Your senior does would wind up getting pregnant way too often, which would not be good for their health because pregnancy…"
Nov 25, 2017
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Deb Blake-Satchel replied to Maggie's discussion Castration
"Thank you for the question & the answer. Planning for kids & how to deal with castration.  Definitely leaning to Burdizzo!"
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