Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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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-Boehle

28 Apr 26, 2017
Reply by Glenna Rose

Ligaments Gone for 23 hours

Should I worry or have a vet come out. My 2nd freshner lost her ligaments yesterday around 9-10am in the morning I checked frequently and t…

Started by Daniella Lake

12 Apr 17, 2017
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Goat Day 142 question

So my Doe if got the first day would be sitting at day 142.. on day 138 she leaked a small amount of milk on a wooden box she was laying on…

Started by Daniella Lake

5 Apr 11, 2017
Reply by Daniella Lake

Penning pregnant does together

Is it OK to pen two pregnant does together who are going to be kidding close to the same time? The pen is plenty big enough for two does. I…

Started by Jabe Thomas

1 Mar 20, 2017
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Trembling kid

Yesterday I had my three 1 week old kids disbudded by the vet.  Everything went well.  This afternoon he must have knocked one of his horns…

Started by Judy H

3 Mar 19, 2017
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Tiny weak kid

We had a mama give birth last night to three living goats and one that looked like it had been dead  for a while in utero.  Two are nursing…

Started by Tiffani Wilson

11 Mar 18, 2017
Reply by Tiffani Wilson

Bottle Baby Routines

Hello: Looking for some of you to share your bottle baby routines/processes... like: 1. what do you use as milk replacer 2. how often, and…

Started by Jabe Thomas

2 Mar 11, 2017
Reply by Michael Garwood

Safeguard for Goats... ok to use on nursing mom??

Our doe gave birth yesterday evening and I am unsure of which dewormer to use. Alot of information on the internet says Safeguard for Goats…

Started by Ashley

1 Feb 27, 2017
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

"must have"supplements to have on hand for weak kids

I have been reading past posts about weak kids...Reading all those posts  makes it seem like weak kids are common. I know that usually kids…

Started by Ruth Goode

33 Feb 25, 2017
Reply by Myra Isaac

Should I be concerned? 2nd freshener, Day 141, Doe seems to be in constant discomfort (for 16+ hours)?

I have a wonderful 2nd freshener who is due Monday (2/20). Yesterday I moved her into the "barn" (corner of our garage) because she SO badl…

Started by Janet Dowell

8 Feb 22, 2017
Reply by Janet Dowell


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