Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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February 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Separating Mom and Babies

Hi! We are new to the goat process and we have a question. We have two adult doe's milking and two baby doe's. The babies are one month old. When they reach two months and are separated from the mom--Are the babies permanently kept from the adults, so that they will not nurse on either of the two doe's? If they are left with the herd, what would keep them from nursing them?

Thanks so much,…


Added by Tammy on February 26, 2010 at 12:59pm — 1 Comment

Hello from Wyoming

Hello everyone! My name is Amy and I just joined your group. My family owns about 5 acres in Cheyenne and we are also in partnership with the family ranch in Douglas where we raise beef cattle. Here in Cheyenne we have a small herd of Nigerians and we are now focusing on milk production. We have several babies now. We also have some chickens and horses. Looking forward to getting some photos this spring and posting them! Right now we are under a foot of snow and it is very cold. We are all… Continue

Added by Amy Bell on February 21, 2010 at 2:12pm — 3 Comments

A tribute to the '09 kids born on Wags Ranch

Just a fun little 30 second animation that shows all that were born at Wags Ranch last year.

I'm really looking forward to seeing what we get in 2010, plus I have a better set up for kidding so it will be nicer for the does, kids AND me! :)

Added by Jane Wagman on February 14, 2010 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

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