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  1. Dairy Diaries
    Sorry for a long post, I feel overwhelmed and without resources, I have a first time freshening Saanen doe with mastitis. I raised goats for years when I was younger and am getting back into it now though this is the first time I’m dealing with mastitis. She’s been to the vet three days ago and...
  2. Health & Wellness
    How do these girls look? Are they normal size? The White one is A Nigerian Dwarf / Saanen cross. Her birthday was March 16th 2020. Her name is Willow Tilly is the brown Nigerian dwarf. Her birthday was Jan 1st 2020. Either her mom or her grandmother was half Nubian, but she doesn't have any...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Somehow and I have no idea how while waiting to get a nd buck to have babies with our 2 does our only buck right now is a pure saanen and one of the does ended up pregnant in completely separate enclosures I’ve heard this can be dangerous but I’m also curious to whether anyone else on her has...
  4. Goats For Sale
    Hello Everyone! Kidding season has started and We have already lots of healthy, jumpy kids ready to go We have over 200 as of now, around 1 week old. Saanens, Alpines, Lamanchas, Toggenburgs, all sorts of shapes and colors. If you are interested please contact me via the message system. Thanks
  5. Goats For Sale
    Hope is a three year old purebred Saanen doe,she is disabused. Super friendly, lead trained, after the first week she acts like a babysitter to the other kids she loves to go on walks halter or collar. She is 120-130 lbs and 30" tall. I have tried to bred her 4 times to two different proven buck...
  6. Goat Frenzy
    Hello. I have had some "oops" breedings that were not planned in the past. But, my question is, to those who experimental breed purposely(LOL) do you prefer does of other breeds or bucks? I know it all depends on what I am wanting out of the cross. I raise LaManchas and have been seeing a few...
  7. Goat Management
    I have a Saanen Doe that kidded 2 weeks ago. I'm not sure of protein she is getting, she does graze field all day and hay is offered. I give her about 2 cups mixed sweat feed and sunflower seeds a day. I can't make her eat the hay and was wondering about alfalfa pellets, how much to feed of it...
  8. Dairy Diaries
    Just to give you an overview on milking, keeping, feeding, rams, does and Saanen kids at Fairview, which is in Paarl, Western Cape South Africa. Got more pics of course. And videos. Of the goats, but also some presentations from the dairy goat conference there. Oh yes...
  9. Goat Frenzy
    For those who were not aware, IDGR (International Dairy Goat Registry) elected a president last month. I sent an e-mail to her (the president) asking about IDGR's Sable/Saanen policy and if Guernseys were accepted in the IDGR herdbook. This is her reply: We do currently have a policy for...
  10. Goat Frenzy
    We had a conference on milk goats supported by our MPO (milk producers organisation) on a Saanen milk goat farm (Belnori Cheesery) in Bapsfontein, which is between Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa. Here are some pictures and videos from the conference: Some speakers informing us...
  11. Goats For Sale
    Minature Nubian doe who just freshened for sale. $200 2 saanen bucks 2 months old $100 each 1 7 month old doe Nubian saanen cross $175 All in great health and ready for a new home please email me.
  12. Health & Wellness
    I'm needing info on worming my Saanen doe. She freshened last week (had triplets!). I am needing to start milking her soon, as my freezer supply is dwindling and my daughter needs the milk due to cows milk allergy. I wanted to worm her with the Ivermax (Ivermectin) Equine Paste. How soon can...
  13. Goats For Sale
    2 sr does saanen/nubian and big Mini-Tog, 4 Mini-obie/ Oberhasli, 2 does and 2 bucks, 2 doelings and 1 buckling out of Saanen/Nubian. Sir Echo mini-Obie out of a SGCH 4*M is the sire of the youngstock. I have the complete story on them on my pages about them. The main page is below. The milk...
  14. Goats For Sale
    I sadly have to sell Luna Lovegood my Saanen X Savanna X Nubian X Boer doeling shes only 8 to 9 months she was born in april 29th from our Nubian, Savanna, Boer, Nubian Buck Beeper, and her mom is Saanen X boer named Cotton. Luna has 5 teats so she probably wont be good milking but she will be...
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