Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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How potentially fertile is a two week old buck? I have a buckling that is acting as if he were in full rut. I’ve never had one act like thi…

Started by Maggie

6 Feb 17, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Heat after Lutalyse

My neighbors full size buck broke through their fence and ended up in my pen with my Nigerian does. He bred one of my girls who isn’t even…

Started by Maggie

3 Jan 28, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

No heat periods

Thanks,  Deborah,  When I sent my questions about my two does not coming into heat, i had used forum,  so don't know why forum was suggeste…

Started by Barbara Jean Rondine

1 Jan 22, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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Did you know that what you do now can have a big impact on your kidding success in the spring? Mineral deficiencies, not recognizing the si…

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0 Aug 12, 2019

Breeding age

What’s the earliest that you guys will breed a doe age wise? I have a doe that is 6 mo old but she’s already over 60lbs and 18inches tall.…

Started by Maggie

4 Aug 9, 2019
Reply by Maggie

How to tell a Freemartin?

I purchased a Nigerian Dwarf quad doeling at 7 days old as the runt. Litter was 2 doelings, 2 bucklings. Shes 3 months old now. Her clitori…


5 Jul 12, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

First Heat

How early can a doe come into heat? I have previously heard that the earliest is around 8 weeks but has anyone heard of it occurring sooner…

Started by Maggie

1 Jul 2, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Nigerian dwarf goat or pygmy goat

Hi all i have this goat and I'm not sure if she is a Nigerian dwarf goat or a pygmy goat. Can some one help me and teach me how to recognis…

Started by Daniel

5 Mar 13, 2019
Reply by Daniel

Which doe to choose?

As some of you know, I lost a prize doe in January due to bloat from something she was fed through the fence; the vet could not determine e…

Started by Glenna Rose

1 Mar 12, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Heat or possible pregnancy sign

I had my Doe with a buck last time She came into heat and I saw her being bred twice during her cycle with him. She would normally be due t…

Started by Maggie

1 Feb 15, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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