Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

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Stillborn kids

My 4 year old Nigerian doe kidded for the first time in June. She was bred to a Nigerian buck that stays in the pen with my does at all tim…

Started by Jodie

7 Oct 17
Reply by Jodie

New member and question

Hello! We are just getting started in goats. We have 3 boys who love goat milk and we want to purchase 2 goats to have as our family milk g…

Started by Jenny

7 Oct 13
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

Is high butterfat a good or a bad thing?

Hello, I have another question for you goat owners. I know that NDGs have the highest butterfat content in their milk, but are you sure tha…

Started by Francesco

4 Oct 3
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Getting goats for the first time.

We are planning on getting goats in one or two years.  (The sooner we can figure this all out, the sooner we can get them). My husband has…

Started by Ruth Lantis

7 Oct 1
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

How do you keep your minerals dry?

I have Purina Goat Minerals in a plastic feed bin like the one pictured below. The problem I'm having is that the minerals absorb water fro…

Started by Philip Hopkins

4 Sep 15
Reply by kenneth spear

New to goats

Hello! New to being a goat person, and I’m curious who’s the loudest bucks, wethers, or does? I want to welcome two goats into my backyard,…

Started by

2 Sep 11
Reply by Glenna Rose

Twin oaks goat and vegetable farm

Hello. My name is Rob O’Hagan. From Bridgeville Nova Scotia  My wife Leah and I are new to goat life. We have two Nigerian dwarf weathers (…

Started by Rob

1 Aug 6
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

New to this site:

Hello everyone,  My name is Jason and I am new to this site. I recently purchased tree Nigerian Dwarfs and will be posting on here more, a…

Started by Jason

5 May 5
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Getting my goats used to me

I picked up 2 kids about a week ago and they hadn't had much human interaction. We have been sitting in the pen just reading for about 20 m…

Started by Jonathan Pearce

1 Apr 8
Reply by Tammy Gallagher


Deborah, we worm our goats with Manna Pro Positive Pellets Goat Dewormer with 10 oz, ever 60 days. Have 3 pictures as u ask . Again thanks

Started by kenneth spear

3 Mar 29
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Yogurt Maker

2-quart milk pail

Mineral feeder (put minerals in one side and baking soda in the other!)

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