Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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First Freshener FF Pre kidding udder development...due feb 19, Updated photos, now at 14 days to go.... at 23 days to go...countdown

50 more days to go. Yolanda is getting heavier and just starting to develop an udder. So exciting, this will be our first kidding. Black on…

Started by James TinkerLatest Reply

Week one weight gain

People have asked about newborn weight gain in the past, and I've said multiple times that I want to keep track of a kids' weights at some…

Started by Deborah Niemann-BoehleLatest Reply

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Bleeding during pregnancy

Last year I had a doe miscarry and Deborah mentioned that bleeding is not always a sign of miscarriage. The doe last year did miscarry but…

Started by Maggie

0 4 hours ago

Wether trying to nurse from doe about to kid

Hello! I have a doe due to kid in two days. I’ve spotted her son (a wether that lives with the herd) trying to sneak a quick nursing from h…

Started by Heather

7 Jun 10
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Doe turned aggressive

Last year, I had to help my 4 year old ND doe (her first kidding) with a very large stuck baby. The kid was over 4 lbs, head first, but fro…

Started by Leslie Honcoop

4 May 17
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

Weak kid

I have a kid who was born yesterday and I’m trying to determine if she is just tiny and weak or if there is something else going on like a…

Started by Maggie

4 Apr 17
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

Early/premature labor

How early is too early for a goat to go into labor? What is the earliest that a doe can safely kid? 

Started by Maggie

23 Apr 16
Reply by Maggie


I need some opinions on scales for weighing the kids. I would like to get some that are fairly accurate to the ounce for the newborns, with…

Started by Margaret Langley

5 Mar 29
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Heat lamp?

I am expecting my first batch of kids in 7 weeks and I'm getting together everything I need for the birth. I'm wondering if I need a heat l…

Started by Cherissa Woudenberg

18 Mar 19
Reply by Glenna Rose

Udder progress so far

This is a close up of what my does udder looks like so far. Based on her udder what would you say how far long she is and when she’ll kid?…

Started by Sofi W

2 Mar 14
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

I have no idea when my goat is going to kid

On October 25th of 2020, I brought home a buck for my does and the problem is that I was unfortunately not paying attention to when the buc…

Started by Sofi W

2 Mar 9
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


Earlier in the fall I bought a new doe that Inintensed to practice AI on. It soon became evident that I would not get the chance to do that…

Started by Maggie

1 Feb 8
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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