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  1. Beginners Goat Raising
    I have a Pygmy/Myotonic baby that is being bottle fed as she was rejected. She is 12 days old and is doing well. My question is, what is the appropriate feeding schedule for her? I currently feed 4x's a day (8a, 2p, 8p and 2a) and she takes about 8-12oz a feeding. I've read that they do not...
  2. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi, I have two young doelings. Both are nigerian pygmy X One five month old one four month old. The lady I bought them from told me to feed them a large hand full of grain daily untill they get bigger then let them eat just hay untill they are ready to breed. So my question is when is it time to...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello. This is my first experience owning goats. I've had my Pygmy/Dwarf crosses since March of this year at 9wks. I always used to put them in their barn at night, but in the summer months I started leaving the door open to the penned in yard. Helped me from the excessive cleaning morning...
  4. Health & Wellness
    I had a set of twins born Tuesday (3 days ago). They are a Pygmy mix. The mom rejected the little boy so I am bottle / holding down mom feeding for the first time. I think the baby is doing okay as far as eating but I am really worried about his breathing. It is labored, his chest seems to...
  5. Barnyard Bananza
    Proud new goat owner here, humbly offering a synopsis of my housing efforts over the last few weeks. I bought my first 2 goats about 1 month ago: 6 month old twin sister pygmy/Nigerian mixes (mostly pygmy). My initial plan was to use the cave behind my house as their shelter, unaltered (aside...
  6. Health & Wellness
    Hi there, I have two 9 month old does- a Pygmy/Fainting cross and a Nigerian. Today we met with a couple and their male goat who is a Pygmy/Nubian cross. They brought him over so we could see him for breeding purposes- he is beautiful and not too much bigger than our girls who are very...
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