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Hi All!! I know it's been a long time since I've been on this site, but setting up a farm is some hard work and we had an exceptionally wicked Winter.. ANYWHOO, one of my does just gave birth…Continue
As my herd is growing and before I let any of my goats breed, I hope I can get some clarification on bloodlines and safe breeding. I know that there are definite "No's" when breeding.. No mother-son,…Continue
I, like many of you, am just starting out on a new venture of breeding and dairy production and I have a question.. I had three Dwarf Nigerian goats.. Two werthers and one female.. Just as pets.. I…Continue
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OKAY.. One last purchase was made thanks to Julia Johnson of roomfor1more.. Thanks Julia!! Java Chip is doing great! I truely appreciate purchasing a buckling that has been raised to be social.. What a difference integrating them into the herd!
I now feel I have a great variety of bloodlines, enough bucks (3), does (4), and wethers (2) to get going on my dairy farm! I've been tackling hooves still (finding a good method is a pain the butt.. but no blood yet.. lol.. whew!!)…Continue
My herd is up to eight goats.. 2 werthers, 2 bucklings, and 4 does.. I had the opportunity to buy Ginger's sister, but fought the urge!! Why do they make kids so cute????
The farm I bought Ginger from was another catch-the-goat-with-a-net farm.. ugh.. Maybe it's just me, but isn't it much nicer to have goats that don't run from you? The funny thing was that the farmer was keeping his goats as pets, not meat or dairy, so I'm even more puzzled..
So, an update on…Continue
Okay! I let my goats out for their morning walk and my soon-to-be FF was a very popular girl.. I had to put Buster and Kao (doe) into a "date" room because my wethers were trying to get in on a little action too and it just wasn't working out.. Go figure.. LOL..
Now.. As far as my buck being in rut.. Will my goats' "love" grow with the scents, behaviours, etc?? He has the motion down and the flirting.. We're just waiting for the star of the show to make an appearance..