Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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  • Coeur D Alene, ID
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Orange pee?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle Jan 9, 2018. 20 Replies

Orange spots (pee?) in the snow in goats pen?  any idea what it could be? I give molasses and apple cider vinegar in warm water.  I just added sweet feed to their goat chow 50/50 with sunflower seeds…Continue


Started Nov 15, 2011 0 Replies

when applying dolomite to sweeten the barn floor do you just heavily shake it on or is it a light dusting?  does anyone here use it? how do you apply it?Continue

Goat dry skin?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary Nov 15, 2011. 4 Replies

I have a little 3 mo old doe that has what appears to be dandruff, she is black and it is easy to see the flakes in her coat.  She has access to loose minerals and has access to weedy alfalfa with…Continue

black cherry vs other cherry leaves ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle Nov 4, 2011. 13 Replies

I know that the wilting leaves in the black cherry aka "choke cherry" produce a deadly cyanide and thankfully I do not have any on my property to worry about:D  but I do have a regular cherry tree…Continue

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Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Mary's discussion Orange pee?
"We only started eating beets a few years ago, and every time we have them for dinner, someone will say, "Now don't panic next time you pee and look in the toilet." But I do still have a little gasp almost every time I look in the…"
Jan 9, 2018
Naomi D'Andrea replied to Mary's discussion Orange pee?
"You know, it could possibly have been beet tops and skins. They occasionally do have these scraps to eat, but we don't usually have snow so I don't see it. I didn't end up taking away the tree since they only nibble at it a little…"
Jan 9, 2018
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Mary's discussion Orange pee?
"Thinking outside of goats here ... any chance they've eaten something like beets? That will turn human urine red to orange."
Jan 9, 2018
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Mary's discussion Orange pee?
"You could remove the tree for a few days then put it back and see what happens. "
Jan 8, 2018
Naomi D'Andrea replied to Mary's discussion Orange pee?
"Happy New Year to all who read! I'd like to reignite this 6-year-old conversation about orange pee, as I observed some in my goats' snowy yard today. The urine stains are from yesterday, but since evening care was done in the dark, we…"
Jan 1, 2018

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I cant wait to get our little does home!

Posted on August 27, 2011 at 3:00pm 6 Comments

say hello to our little girls Seraphine and Cherub… Continue

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At 10:25am on September 19, 2011, Susan Batterton said…


Thanks so much for the offer, but he is home now, courtesy of my daughter's neighbor.  Do you live in CDA?  Maybe we should keep in touch so we could help each other out with future transport dilemmas!  We are just north of Spokane.




p.s.  love your pic of the kid w/ the striking blue eyes!

At 4:09pm on August 28, 2011, Kare said…
I am clueless about shipping frozen semen. =)  But if Ferd produces a little buckling, it will be for sale =)  I have two bucks and that will be all I need for a while!  I am planning to breed him with Mandazi in January or February.

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