Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

britt greenland
  • Female
  • Renton, WA
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions (14)
  • Events
  • Groups
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Britt greenland's Friends

  • Charmaine Slaven
  • Dianea Fay

britt greenland's Discussions

One day milk test? So confusing!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle on Thursday. 4 Replies

Help!  I can't seem to find basic information about HOW to find where you can get in on a one-day milk testing.  I see lots of rules and regs on the ADG site, but I really just want to know WHERE to…Continue

Strange nesting behavior....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rachel Whetzel at MigMog Acres Mar 21, 2011. 1 Reply

well.....on my part not on my does part.  She is due today.  Yesterday I started thinking about how to take care of all the little poop piles in her pen.  The pen is roughly 500 square feet, and so…Continue

Hi, I'm a newbie!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glenna Rose Oct 28, 2012. 18 Replies

I've had backyard chickens for a few years, just brought home my first pair of ducks today, so the natural next progression is  a couple of  ND goats, right?  I live a few miles east of Seattle, WA.…Continue

Gifts Received

Gift

britt greenland has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

britt greenland's Page

Latest Activity

Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to britt greenland's discussion One day milk test? So confusing!
"Yes, owner-sampler is eligible for milk stars. About the only thing you're not eligible for is Top Ten status, but very few of us have to worry about that. Depending on which registry your goats are registered with, you would contact that…"
Thursday
Phebe replied to britt greenland's discussion One day milk test? So confusing!
"Is owner sampler eligible for milk stars? I'm considering hiring a tester to come to my farm too. Any info on where to start would be great."
Jul 17
Glenna Rose replied to britt greenland's discussion Hi, I'm a newbie!
"Welcome.  My girls all have both Camanna in their close backgrounds and they will be bred to a Poppy Patch buck.  Both farms have excellent goats. If you visit our members pages (link at the top of this page), you can find members of this…"
Oct 28, 2012
Nicholas Windsor replied to britt greenland's discussion Hi, I'm a newbie!
"Hi there, Poppy Patch Nigerian Dwarf Goats is a very nice farm and has some amazing animals, they are only about 100 miles Seattle, WA . Here's there website http://www.poppypatchfarm.com/ . Welcome, Nigerians are the perfect backyard milkers!!…"
Oct 27, 2012
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to britt greenland's discussion Hi, I'm a newbie!
"You need to continue adding clean straw on top, especially if kids are living in there. You can wind up with some nasty coccidia problems in kids if you don't keep it clean. The stuff down below starts decomposing, which increases heat in the…"
Oct 27, 2012
Debbie Nightingale replied to britt greenland's discussion Hi, I'm a newbie!
"Just looking at this.....haven't done deep bedding....to be clear - its not cleaned out until spring/warm weather?  No worries about bacteria and 'bad stuff' growing in there?"
Oct 27, 2012
britt greenland replied to britt greenland's discussion One day milk test? So confusing!
"Thanks so much for the clarification and information!  I will see about a show in my area."
Mar 27, 2012
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to britt greenland's discussion One day milk test? So confusing!
"We do both DHI and sometimes one-day milk tests. They are not the same thing. DHI is 305-day testing. If you want to do a one-day test, they are usually held in conjunction with shows, so you would have to take your goat there for 24 hours. If you…"
Mar 27, 2012
britt greenland updated their profile
Mar 27, 2012
britt greenland posted a discussion

One day milk test? So confusing!

Help!  I can't seem to find basic information about HOW to find where you can get in on a one-day milk testing.  I see lots of rules and regs on the ADG site, but I really just want to know WHERE to go or who I need to talk to.  Does anyone out there do DHI testing?  See More
Mar 27, 2012
britt greenland replied to Patty Meyer's discussion Service Fee For Rented Buck
" Hi, Charmaine! I live between Renton and Issaquah.  I have 2 nigis, too, but my herd should double any time now (Was sure she would kid yesterday!). "
Mar 22, 2012
Charmaine Slaven and britt greenland are now friends
Mar 22, 2012
britt greenland replied to Patty Meyer's discussion Service Fee For Rented Buck
"In my area, Seattle, I usually see a fee of around $50.  I had my doe bred for a trade of teaching the buck owner how to make soap.   Her usual fee was $50, though.  "
Mar 22, 2012
britt greenland replied to Adrienne's discussion MORE worming questions
"I know I saw that somewhere.....wish I could remember where.  It was something like $5. I did try it with a fecalizer, and I think I did it properly.  I did see a few eggs, but I also saw things that I wasn't sure I could identify…"
Apr 18, 2011
britt greenland replied to Adrienne's discussion MORE worming questions
"I know this is a really old post, but I thought SOMEWHERE I saw a post here about where you could send a fecal sample for an egg count that was really cheap?  If I go through my vet, it's $80.  GULP!  I'm trying to learn to…"
Apr 18, 2011
britt greenland replied to Lori Adams's discussion supplies
"I have a friend who milks right into a stainless tote with the mini-filter already on in.  The milk stay SO much cleaner, but her goats are not mini goats.  Does anyone know of a ss tote that is short enough for NDs?   Adrienne,…"
Apr 1, 2011

Profile Information

If you already have goats, what's your herd name?
winking goats
If you have a website, what's the URL?
http://www.winkinggoat.blogspot.com

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats to add comments!

Join Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

At 11:51am on February 18, 2011, Dianea Fay said…
Welcome to the group an dhope you enjoy.
At 5:10pm on February 14, 2011, Deborah Niemann-Boehle said…
Welcome to the group! Hope you'll take a moment to introduce yourself in the "Introductions" forum.
 
 
 


Order this book on Kindle!

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Need goat equipment?

Yogurt Maker

2-quart milk pail


Mineral feeder (put minerals in one side and baking soda in the other!)

© 2017   Created by Deborah Niemann-Boehle.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service