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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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

Scales!

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

Rejection

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

FF rejecting one of her twins

This is our first time breading our NDG and one of the dams is rejecting one of her twins. I don't know why this is happening or how to get…

Started by Kt

2 Oct 27, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

A strange bad year

Hello all, I just had the worst weird kidding season. I bred 3 of my does for late summer early fall so far so good there I breed them for…

Started by Pamela Adkins

12 Sep 26, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Overdue. Should I be doing something?

My first freshener who was due a week ago at this point still doesn’t look close. She is soft in the udder area but doesn’t have a bag yet…

Started by Heather L

18 Sep 5, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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