Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

September 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Almost there!

Okay! I let my goats out for their morning walk and my soon-to-be FF was a very popular girl.. I had to put Buster and Kao (doe) into a "date" room because my wethers were trying to get in on a little action too and it just wasn't working out.. Go figure.. LOL..

Now.. As far as my buck being in rut.. Will my goats' "love" grow with the scents, behaviours, etc?? He has the motion down and the flirting.. We're just waiting for the star of the show to make an appearance..

I want…

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Added by Ken Olsen on September 30, 2011 at 11:25am — 2 Comments

First Blog post here

What a fun place for visiting. All having the same interest is just the coolest thing. An actual resource that you can get so many idea's as many heads are better than one. Thank you to everyone for being so welcoming!

Added by Margie McCoy at River Dance Farm on September 29, 2011 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Bred my doe

Well today we were cleaning up after breakfast and I hear this monkey like noise coming from the field.  So I go to the window to see my buckling going nuts and my doe who is 18 months old was totally flirting by the fence.  Her tail was wagging at a fast rate and she just couldn't keep her body off the fence.  So I went down and removed my wether from the bucks field and put her in with him.  She stands for him and needless to say we are going to have babies the end of February!!! I'm so…

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Added by Janel Rickey on September 25, 2011 at 8:28pm — 2 Comments

Disbudded the Bucklings Today

This time around we are trying for earlier disbudding rather than later. DH handles the iron and I hold the kid. We have two babies that were born a week ago and two born 6 days ago.  We did all three boys but held back on the girl as we could not feel her horn buds at all.  It went a lot easier this time and I hope we got it right. Last spring we did several repeats and didn't enjoy the experience at all.

Added by Jan on September 18, 2011 at 10:06am — No Comments

Lucy's Boys

Added by Jan on September 10, 2011 at 9:44pm — 4 Comments

Day 145

Here's Lucy on day 145!

Added by Jan on September 9, 2011 at 2:10pm — 1 Comment


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