Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

October 2012 Blog Posts (2)

First Timers!

Hello all! My name is Tristian and my husband and I recently purchased our first herd of goats. I say herd because we have five does and two bucks. All five of the does are pregnant and due from mid February thru early March. Let's just say I am very nervous! Four of the does are first fresheners. My senior doe is 5 and has thrown triplets twice. I am new to all of this, and am wondering how to go about milking; when it is safe to start, how much (often) I should milk, etc. I am so looking…


Added by Tristian on October 13, 2012 at 9:26am — 1 Comment

He'd rather be inside

Finnigan has grown by leaps and bounds. He has discover the cross piece on the perimeter fence. I watched him go up but decide not to jump out. I was pleased to see him turn around and come back down.…


Added by Jan on October 7, 2012 at 7:45am — 1 Comment

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