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  1. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello I just got my 5 first goats that happened to be nigerian dwarfs. Four of which are does and the fifth is a buck for breeding. The reason why I'm here is because these 4 does were with 2 other bucks besides mine for a month or two and I've had them for about a week and a half and don't know...
  2. Goat Management
    I have a 100% yearling Boer buck that I would be interested in putting on one of my fainting does. I would say she's about 2 1/2 years and 55 pounds tops. I truly just would like to see what they have for kids as pets. I'm concerned that my buck might hurt her and even if she does get bred with...
  3. Goat Management
    If things go well I plan to start breeding the 1st of Dec. 13-15 Nigerian dwarf does in all, for may kidding. I will be breeding with 2 bucks one is a 3 year old and the other is my junior buckling. He was born April 9, so he will be 8 months when I breed. He's not very bucky, just starting to...
  4. Blog Forum
    So at this point I have drowned myself and all the articles seen in engaged in many conversations about the kinds of cancer that white goats can get and have accepted that my girl has it. But I'm torn here, of how to go forward in care for her life and also, how to preserve my own in that I...
  5. Health & Wellness
    Hi all! I have a moderate-size herd and have considered getting another buck for some fresh genes. There is this neighbor who had his buck for two and a half years and who offered him to me. Now this buck is tall, bulky, shiny and all. Cool, right? He was kept as a pet and is very well behaved...
  6. Goat Management
    We have some boar cross with nubian does. Do that still come into heat later in the fall like October?
  7. The Chatter Box
    Hey all! So as you may or may not know, I’m new to goats. Just got them this year. Unfortunately for me I bought 6 before I really knew what potential they had for my future, and now really want to get into showing, appraisals, milk testing, and generally just bettering the breed. (Nigerian...
  8. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hey everyone!! I’m starting up my breeding program, and I just wanted to know everyone’s thoughts and advice. Here are some questions: Do you guys “flush” your does with grain in the month before breeding? How do you determine a doe is fit for breeding? How do you prepare your does for...
  9. Beginners Goat Raising
    Im having trouble finding a definitive answer, how often do mini lamanchas go into heat? Do the follow the Nigerian dwarf side or the lamancha? It APPEARS the would follow the lamancha side??
  10. Goat Management
    We just had our first batch of kids with our buck and three does. I'm thinking it is best to keep the buck away from the girls so we don't have more kids too soon. But how soon is too soon? I've heard people only breeding their does once a year and others just let them run free together. If...
  11. Beginners Goat Raising
    I’ll be getting myself a 10 month old Nigerian Dwarf doe for March and am curious about when to start breeding. I’ve been told 8-9 months, 12 months, over a year, etc. And would like some opinions.
  12. Beginners Goat Raising
    So we got confirmation that our two girls are pregnant. This is our first year breeding. We do want to grow our herd. Although we are not sure how to do this without inbreeding. Any advise or tips would be appreciated!
  13. Bucks
    I have a buck who has been fine and sweet in the past when it was time to go on dates and would even leave them be if they weren’t interested, but this year he is very rough with the ladies. The first doe he was with did fine because she was in heat and bred within minutes, however I wanted to...
  14. Goat Management
    I have put my 3 does with my buck, they are begging to get out....they have been with the buck there for a week, the first 2 days the girls seem receptive but now they want out and away from him, should I remove them or let them stay for another week?
  15. Goat Management
    Hello! I bought a little ND doe that was never registered by the previous owners. Her sires pedigree is all worked out and fine however her dams is tricky. I have copies of her grandparents papers but can’t find where her dam was ever registered either. I have an ADGA account and her dams name...
  16. Kidding Koral
    I went and picked up my Nigerian buck for the year. I have 2 minis, F1 Mini nubian, and a F3 Mini-LaMancha. As well as a purebred Nigerian dwarf doe. So I have been texting back and forth with someone. Found a buck that I liked. I made the mistake of not seeing him in person before I bought him...
  17. Beginners Goat Raising
    If you have chlamydia in the herd, now what?? What is the treatment and is there a vaccination to protect the rest of herd? Help I am very confused
  18. Goat Management
    We are going to wean kids in July, and I wanted to put the Billy out then to kid at the time I chose on my schedule, but I have heard it is hard to get nannies to breed back in the hot summer months (July,aug) is this true and if so what can I do to increase my chances of successful breeding...
  19. Goat Frenzy
    I have a Kinder Buck and Nigerian Dwarf female... If they breed what will that make the baby and will my female be ok to deliver?
  20. Goat Management
    I'm looking for advice. I have 2 almost 1 year old lamancha does I want bred in February. we will be doing driveway breeding at a farm over 2 hours from home. I want them both to cycle at the same time for this reason.. what's the best way to achieve successful driveway breeding? I have a hard...
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