Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

Beverly Almeida
  • Female
  • Middleboro, MA
  • United States
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Weaning my kid off goat milk replacer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lyn Adams May 11, 2011. 17 Replies

Does anyone have any advice on weaning Buckwheat, (he's going to be 3 mos. old on May lst) off the goat milk replacer? I've been watering it down for him, giving him fresh hay and also, I bought goat…Continue

Cyst on my baby goat?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Beverly Almeida Mar 26, 2011. 8 Replies

Hi all!  When we got Buckwheat at 4 wks old...he had a cyst on his cheek which the vet lanced and flushed and drained.  He's been on antibiotics for 2 wks now and it's gone.  However...last night, I…Continue

I'm a newbie!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Beverly Almeida Mar 10, 2011. 28 Replies

Hi everyone!       I am a brand new goat owner...just got a 4 week old buck, he is missing some fur on his legs, is this common?Continue

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Buckwheat is 6 weeks old now!

Posted on March 21, 2011 at 9:10pm 10 Comments

Buckwheat is doing really well.  He went to the vet about a week ago, and got his CDT shot, got wormed, had his hooves trimmed and the boil lanced on his cheek.  He's on antibiotics for that now, but it's almost completely gone.  :)  The vet did check him over and said he is malnourished but assured me that I am doing all the right things and he should start to thrive very soon.  He only weighs 6.6 lbs!! My rat terrier weighs more than that!  He's now eating little bits of hay and a raisin here… Continue

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At 5:04pm on March 09, 2011, Lyn Adams gave Beverly Almeida a gift
At 2:33pm on March 7, 2011, Dianea Fay said…
Welcome to the group.
At 11:19am on March 7, 2011, Melissa Johnson said…
I love his name!!!  This is an awesome site.  Everyone is really helpful and patient with us "newbies"  ^^
At 10:44am on March 7, 2011, Beverly Almeida said…
Hi everyone.....I have just been given a 4 week old nigerian dwarf baby....he's so cute, thought I'd join this site to get to know everything I need to know about raising them...we are now looking for a playmate for him as he is currently playing with our 4 chihuahuas!!
At 11:47pm on March 6, 2011, Deborah Niemann-Boehle said…
Welcome! Hope you'll take a moment to introduce yourself in the "Introductions" forum. If you have any questions, just ask!

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Yogurt Maker

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Mineral feeder (put minerals in one side and baking soda in the other!)

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