Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Pregnancy signs or lack of

When should a first freshener start to show clear udder development and vulvar swelling. My other doe came to me pregnant and had a small u…

Started by Maggie

4 Aug 7, 2018
Reply by Maggie

Double heat cycle = ? Due date

Our first time freshener went into heat, we bred her and then she came back I to hear again 6 days later. We need her both times, but now a…

Started by Robin Martin

3 Apr 18, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Possible preterm delivery

Taking my 2 year old doe to the vet today and hoping for good news. She is gest day 132 and just passed a large blood clot, is pawing the g…

Started by Robin Martin

3 Apr 18, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Question about kidding and separating

Hello everyone! This is the first time that i have posted to the group and would like to thank everyone in advance who might be able to giv…

Started by Joe Berryhill

3 Apr 14, 2018
Reply by Joe Berryhill

Poor mothering instincts

I have a 2 year old ff who just gave birth to triplets. Unfortunately she is not being very kind to them, head buts them whenever they try…

Started by Jennifer

13 Mar 31, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Triplets born today

Need advise. Triplets born to a first timer r. Not very attentive that I've seen so far. One is very tiny looks to be last born . Wet cold.…

Started by Tammy Lee Birrer

8 Feb 25, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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 Tinker

49 Feb 19, 2018
Reply by James Tinker

Miscarriage of triplets five weeks early

One of my does miscarried triplets yesterday. Two boys and a girl. She appeared normal at morning feeding. I went out at 2 and she had drop…

Started by Angela lesh

8 Dec 21, 2017
Reply by Rachel Payne

Soy beans for goats?

Hi all looking for some wisdom and advice on dry season goat feed.  I've found a new (to me) product that they are calling soy beans, but…

Started by Katharine Norton

1 Nov 24, 2017
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

The hardest week ever

We have had ND goats for several years which means with 10 does we have had many kiddings - all without any major issues.   Last Monday our…

Started by Judy Metcalf

14 Nov 24, 2017
Reply by Glenna Rose


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