Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Grain and Goats

I have a herd of four right now, a buckling from this spring, a whether from this spring as bucklings buddy, and a mother/ daughter pair, m…

Started by Jakayla Marie Hamminga

3 Nov 16, 2018
Reply by Glenna Rose

bottle feeding the best milk

Hi  What is the best milk replacer for bottle fed doelings, I got a recipe from another blog of 2 cups whole milk, 1 cup buttermilk and 1 c…

Started by Leslie A Barstow

1 Apr 25, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Feeding kids: amounts and schedule?

My kids Delilah (back, doe) and Emerson (front, wether) are now 5.5 months old and doing pretty well. I know that growing babies need the e…

Started by K Spurgin

2 Nov 29, 2016
Reply by K Spurgin

To grain or not to grain?

We have two doelings, 3 months and 12 days old. In all my reading I'm seeing that offering grain is something that many do, and even say th…

Started by Kristi Stone

12 May 10, 2015
Reply by Winding River Farm (Bev)

Pellets VS Hay

I know hay would be optimal however until i get my pastures finished and in production finding good quality hay in my area is proving nearl…

Started by Jessica

4 May 6, 2014
Reply by Rachel Whetzel at MigMog Acres


I have not gotten my goats yet, but I will be getting them sometime soon. I plan on getting 2 wethers and 1 doeling. I have a few questions…

Started by Fern Williams

11 Oct 30, 2013
Reply by Rachel Whetzel at MigMog Acres

Free Choice....

Hello all, So, is free choice alfalfa really free choice? Our little girls are about 2 months, one just over, one just under, and somedays…

Started by Jaci Jahn

16 May 29, 2011
Reply by Rachel Whetzel at MigMog Acres


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