Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

February 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Super excited!

Madison, the littlest goat born @ Pink Roses Farm this year is doing much better! She's still eating around 2 oz at each bottle feeding. When she eats less at one feeding tends to make it up at the next one. This evening she ate 2.5 oz. She is also not shaking anymore, and doing better every day in terms of walking and getting up. She is outside all day now except for feedings and is starting to play more with her sister and half brothers.

I have been milking her mom twice a day Since…

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Added by Adrienne on February 7, 2011 at 10:15pm — 3 Comments

False Pregnancy in Goats

I was checking out this site because I have two "forever pregnant" girls and I had them tested to make sure they were pregnant and there weren't any problems.   I found this interesting article on False Pregnancy in Goats.  It's copyright protected so I can't actually post the article itself on this blog.  However, since Biotracking is a large company, I'm sure they secured the copyright before putting it on their website...if…

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Added by Genny on February 6, 2011 at 12:11pm — 3 Comments

Blizzard in the Midwest

The blizzard that hit the midwest last Tuesday certainly brought some challenges...like getting to the barn without slipping on all that ice.  I don't know how you folks up north do it!  Luckily the power stayed on, the heatlamps all worked and everyone worked together to stay…

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Added by Genny on February 6, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments


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