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  1. Goat Management
    All right, Boer farmers. I need an answer from someone with more experience. Can Boer does be bred year-round? Do they go into heat during the spring/summer? I only started with Boer goats last year and I really need an answer to this question. Thank you!
  2. Health & Wellness
    I have a 7 year old doe who has a healthy six month old and was healthy and well herself up until a few weeks ago. She stopped eating much and is now pretty skinny. Everybody else is fine, but she laid down five days ago and hasn’t gotten all the way back up since. She was dragging herself...
  3. Kidding Koral
    Hi! We have a first time freshening Boer doe on day 147 after being put in with our buck (not sure that they bred that day, she was in with him for two weeks so could be up to 14 days later that she’s due) she has grown significantly and seemed very obviously pregnant. She is acting completely...
  4. Waiting Room
    I didn’t realize how much she had grown in the past 11 days until I did a side by side, but still is this swelling the end or will it get bigger? Udders look huge when I google them but they’re all usually dairy goat breeds and she is a meat a boer/fainting and I can’t tell if their udders are...
  5. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello all, I have just started my life with goats yesterday! Love them already, they are too sweet! I have three boys, I got them at the Mt. Hope auction (Ohio). They are all different sizes, all are weaned and eating hay and grain. Our little guy, named El, is pretty small. He is only 19 lbs...
  6. Bucks
    Hey everybody! I was just wondering, those of you who rent bucks to breed your does, how much do you get charged? What do you think is a fair price? And let's say that the person is renting the buck to you pays for the feed also for their buck. Thanks!
  7. Meat Market
    I read somewhere that I should expect a Boer goat to produce 50% of its live weight in meat. That means if a Boer weighs 200 lbs. alive, I should expect about 100 lbs. of meat?
  8. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello, I am planning on getting a couple of wethers to have as pets, one is a full nigerian dwarf and the other is a nigerian dwarf and boer cross. I would like to know or have an aproximation of what would be the adult size of the boer cross kid, I fear it may be bigger than I anticipated...
  9. Health & Wellness
    So here is my dilemma: My friend has this incredibly sweet Boer doeling which will be eight weeks old on the 20th. My friend tried to disbud this kid with acid (which didn't work) and so now this goat has little horns poking through. I plan to bring this goat to my place in a week or two, but...
  10. 4H/FFA Corner
    Hey y’all, I’m very curious how much my Boer yearling doe should weigh by this year’s fair to be on par with other does her age. She’s filled out fairly well but she’s sort of short so I feel like she may be smaller than other does. I don’t have an exact weight on her right now, haven’t weighed...
  11. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi! We have just started a small Boer herd and I need info on all the registration stuff through ABGA. We have applications to register the two does and one buck. The other buck the breeder registered and we will get the papers from him once they come in. That buck will only be registered 50%...
  12. Kidding Koral
    How much longer do you all think she has, I think her babies have finally dropped!
  13. Waiting Room
    Forgive my horrible finger getting in the way haha. Remedy is getting closer, and closer, and i am getting more and more antsy! She has started separating herself from the herd, and is grooming herself like mad. She is even letting me love on her, which she never does.
  14. Kidding Koral
    I wasn't sure if this could be her plug or not..She is very close to kidding. What do you all think? Thanks in advance.
  15. Kidding Koral
    Does above her vulva look puffy to you guys? Is that normal? She is due in the next couple of weeks, and I wasn't sure if the puffiness was normal?
  16. Goat Frenzy
    Hello everyone! I am new to this group and new to bottle babies!. I have a 4 week old boer kid that we have been bottle feeding. He was born 24 hours after his twin brothers and sisters. We didn't think he was going to make it but he is or was thriving and is the same size as all the other kids...
  17. 4H/FFA Corner
    We have a couple Boer does that may be getting shown in 4H this coming year. That being said, we haven’t worked with them hardly ever. What is the best way to halter train them so that they walk nice and stand posed?
  18. Goat Frenzy
    Ok, so I feel like the ABGA has gone kinda hectic these past few years. DISCLAIMER I have only been with the ABGA for 3 years, so don't know if these past years I've just had bad luck OR if they are always like this. I sent in registration papers in May and I have still not received them! My...
  19. Introductions
    Hello, new to goats but experienced with poultry and horses! I lovingly own two Boer/Alpine cross doelings who are just bursting with personality. They are from a set of triplets but hilariously look nothing alike! Luna is small, brown in body with a white face and upright Alpine ears. Her...
  20. Health & Wellness
    Hello all, I am a new goat owner and have run into a serious issue very early on in my goat-raising journey. I have two Boer/Alpine cross doelings that are 1 month + 24 days old. They were a set of triplets but I only bought the two doelings. The smaller sister, Luna, is very healthy and...
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