Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Where can I find out what codes like *D and TX mean?

I keep googling this to no avail. and frustrated. I want to know what all these little acronyms and symbols mean next to all the registered…

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Graphics/Photos of goat skulls - do you have any?

Several years ago, I came across a page which totally explained why our Nigerian Dwarf does should only be bred to purebred Nigerian Dwarf…

Started by Glenna Rose

3 Mar 20
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

Need web page address that shows kid skull sizes

Two or three years ago, I came across a web page discussing the importance of only breeding full-blood Nigerian Dwarf bucks to Nigerian Dwa…

Started by Glenna Rose

1 Feb 2
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Heat after miscarriage

How soon after miscarriage can I expect a doe to return to heat? Is it ok to breed her again on her next heat? Thanks! 

Started by Maggie

6 Jan 18
Reply by Maggie


What are some signs that a buck is infertile besides being unable to settle a doe? What about a buck that never comes into rut? Never attem…

Started by Maggie

2 Nov 23, 2020
Reply by Maggie

I’m bewildered

Hi everybody, I’m Cathy and I’m new to the group. I need a group where I can learn and ask or answer questions. I have a herd of 14 ND. Ten…

Started by Cathy Jernigan

3 Nov 22, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Which pregnancy test should I use?

Which pregnancy test is better... the blood test or the P-Test? I want to use the P-Test, but I want to know which test is more accurate. S…

Started by Lil

3 Sep 16, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Polled genetics question

How do you know if a polled goat has the homozygous polled gene (PP) or the heterozygous polled gene (Ph)?

Started by Lil

4 Jun 14, 2020
Reply by Lil

Breeding age for buck

Guys what is the youngest you’ve successfully used a buckling for breeding? I’m making my breeding plans for next year and I have a bucklin…

Started by Maggie

4 Jun 2, 2020
Reply by Maggie

Breeding age for doe?

Is it okay to breed a Nigerian Dwarf doe at 8 or 9 months if she weighs enough? If so, how much should she weigh? Thanks! 

Started by Lil

2 Jun 2, 2020
Reply by Lil

Extremely thin buck

Guys I’m looking for suggestions on helping a buck fatten back up. He’s finished breeding for this year and while I know bucks tend to lose…

Started by Maggie

3 Feb 20, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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