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  1. Introductions
    Hello fellow goat owners! I currently own four goats (including two Nigerian Dwarf does, one Nubian/Pygmy cross whether and another Nubian/Pygmy doe.) as well as a bunch of other different animals on a small homestead in New Jersey, USA. I love goats and I am always looking to learn more about...
  2. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi y'all! After many months of prep and some luck coming my way, my family just picked up our two sweet Nigerian Dwarf does from their former owner (we had waited until they were able to be bred since they will be dairy girls). After getting them in their new digs, and letting them explore a...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi All! Four weeks ago our NDG Doe gave birth for the first time. The wife and I started trying to milk her two weeks in and we're learning but her teats are uber small. I have done a lot of research and watched a lot of goat milking videos on youtube. Unfortunately, I haven't found a good...
  4. Beginners Goat Raising
    How large of a water bucket would I need for two Nigerian does? I'm concerned that if I get too large of a bucket there short necks won't be able to reach the bottom o_O. Maybe that's an unreasonable fear though, not knowing anything about bucket sizing or goat neck length.
  5. Beginners Goat Raising
    So I am pretty much set on Nigerians, but I have heard varying information on how much milk they give, some say half a gallon at peak, others say that is really only the highest bred does give that much. I want to make sure they will give enough for my family. What have your experiences been...
  6. Health & Wellness
    Hello, one of my three Nigerian Dwarf goats who is a female has had her tail down for a lot of the day today. I'm thinking the reason this happened is because we had construction workers at our house today working pretty close to the goat area and it may have stressed her out with the noise. I'm...
  7. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi! I'm Elise, I just joined. I'd like to introduce myself and ask a few questions. My family and I are looking into purchasing two or three young NDG wethers to have as companions/pets in our backyard (don't worry, there's space.) Since we will likely be bringing them home around mid-July, I'm...
  8. Introductions
    Hi, everyone! Being new to the world of goat ownership/breeding, I've been visiting the Goat Spot for a few months now for tips and advice, and it's been a savior on many occasions! I'm not sure why it took me so long to actually register and create an account, but I've finally done so, and...
  9. Goats For Sale
    Thanks for looking, we have two doelings available born on 3/15/2013. Parents are CAE negative, both girls were disbudded by the local vet and are up to date on vaccinations. They have been dam raised but are handled daily by the kids and are very freindly. Both will come with ADGA registration...
  10. Goats For Sale
    I have the sweetest little bottle baby for sale! She is as adorable as can be, a broken buckskin - mostly black and white with sweet soft eyes that melt your heart! She had a beautiful little buckling this spring (FF) and she's handling the milk stand just fine. She's a year old, and we're...
  11. Goats For Sale
    Nigerian Dwarf buckling available born 3/15/2013. He is ADGA register able. Mom is Half Pint Homes Trouble Maker (D001561419). Her parents are both from Woodbridge Farm. Her grandparents were Rosasharn UMT Pippin X Sugar Creek PT Ring-neck Dove. The sire is Phoenix Farm Dream Catcher...
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