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  1. Goat Management
    I may or may not be picking up a milking doe today, and my other goats are between 8-13weeks. Is it okay to put them together, or should I be worried about the doe picking on the littler ones? We have no other adults, so I’m worried we have no other choice. Badly thought out on my part. The doe...
  2. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello! These will probably be some pretty silly and maybe obvious questions, but I can’t find much information asking google about them and I have nobody to ask around me. - What is the process of registering a goat? Who to contact? : I will be getting a registered Doe and breeding her...
  3. Pack and Working Goats
    Hi! I am going through a stage where I am obsessed with pack goats, so I want to educate myself a little, so IF I do get a couple, I will know at least the basics So here are a few questions: Can i use wethered Nigerian dwarf crosses? Do yall build you'r own little "carts" that go behind them...
  4. Kidding Koral
    I've seen these posts about how people get their does ready for being bred, but I bought 2 pregnant does and I don't think the breeder did anything for them. Do you think they are good, or should I do something to them? Currently, I'm at my mom's house, but when I get back to my dad's house, I...
  5. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello! I am not new to goats, however, I am new to breeding and kidding. I already have a "date" set up for my doe in a couple of months and I am searching online for everything you need for my first kidding experience. I have looked at blogs, YouTube videos, and everything you can imagine. I...
  6. Beginners Goat Raising
    If I'm doing a post about the difference between goat horns and cow horns. I need some facts about the goat horns. For example, how long is a goats horn when the goat is 1 year old? What temperature are goat horns usually? Things like that and if you could answer those qestions for me, that...
  7. Health & Wellness
    Alright, so I feel like there's questions I should probably seek answers to that I haven't yet found through Google or my goat book that I have. So I'm gonna compile a little list. Please just answer what you can, if you can, and if pictures need provided for any reason, please let me know...
  8. Kidding Koral
    I got 3 of my babies here that I was told could be pregnant. the first, Clarice, I got about the end of august and was told she could be. She was in with a buck. Had x ray done Sept.5th and nothing. The other two I just got a few weeks ago, Cupcakes and Sprinkles, and was told that the buck has...
  9. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi everybody! Me and my husband recently (about 2 weeks ago) brought our first goats home. A 3 Year old Alpine and a 7 months old boer- nubian mix, both have horns. We are also (short-term) taking care of a 3rd goat, she is the 7 month old daughter of our Alpine and her dad is unknown. Id like...
  10. Beginners Goat Raising
    Is there anyway to register a purebred Nigerian Dwarf that you have no records on? Or offspring? Do they do any sort of bloodtyping for registrations? I had a doe once that was DNA tested to prove who her sire was, but I think they knew the possibilities for sire in that situation. I have a doe...
  11. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello everybody, I'm a newbie to the world of goat raising, and I was wondering if there was anyone in the forum that lives in (or has lived in) Hawai'i? I'd love to find some fellow goat lovers that live close by.. I'd like some advice, you know.. pick your brain about the geographical and...
  12. Beginners Goat Raising
    I have a few questions on a few topics 1) what is the best type of fencing to use for? 2) How much feed per lactating doe? 3) Also I'm looking for a breeder in NC that I could find a nice buck at? (Fainting goats) any other tips you'ed be willing to share are greatly appreciated thank you
  13. Goat Frenzy
    Hi everybody, I have some question about LA and I bet some of your guys who have done it before will be willing to help me out! So, so far I've only done shows through ADGA but I think linear appraisal sounds like a really great idea. I live in Washington state and I don't have the best...
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