Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

June 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Got a job!!

Hi everyone!

 

I know it has been a while, and I just wanted to post a quick update. I got a job doing some marketing work for a real estate office in town. The pay sucks, but I am grateful to have a job, that I am not in pain, and its not in New Orleans!! They seem to have a good amount of work for me. I don't know if it will always be full time, but at least it probably won't ever be as bad as the coffee shop. We celebrated the fact that we both have jobs Thursday evening by…

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Added by Adrienne on June 26, 2011 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Milking problems!

I am having problems with 2 different does.   I could do different post but I will try to put them together.

1st - my milking doe, that has been milking for 5 months is now going nuts when I try to milk her.  She still lets her kid eat but when I get her up on the stand, she pushes her food off, kicks, and then finally justs sits down.  I am wondering if it is time for me to dry her up?

2nd - my first freshener is not letting me milk her either.  I have been getting her on the…

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Added by Amber Patterson on June 16, 2011 at 1:32pm — 3 Comments

Comfrey

Husband and I have been talking about the many uses of comfrey this year. We have several patches here and there and want to use it.  I have been cutting stalks for the goats in the last few days. At first they really weren't sure what it was but now they seem to relish it.  If I can figure out how to dry it we would put it by for winter goat use.… Continue

Added by Jan on June 15, 2011 at 2:56pm — 1 Comment


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