Collar Size for NDG Doeling

Discussion in 'The Chatter Box' started by grace4every1, May 19, 2019.

  1. grace4every1

    grace4every1 New Member

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    May 1, 2019
    Franklin, TN
    Hi,
    I'm getting two 8 week old Nigerian Dwarf goats in a few weeks and I'm trying to get all the supplies I need before they get here. Can anyone tell me what size collar would most likely fit an 8 week old NDG?
    Thanks,
     
  2. SandyNubians

    SandyNubians Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2017
    Idaho
    For collars, unless its for show, I buy dog or cat collars. Just get one for a cat or small dog. An adjustable one will last up to 4 months sometimes before you need to change to a medium. I'll often get some from the dollar store. They don't last an incredibly long time but work as a starter if you need one right away. If you get a quality one from a pet store it will last forever!
     
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  3. grace4every1

    grace4every1 New Member

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    May 1, 2019
    Franklin, TN
    Thank you so much!
     
  4. SandyNubians

    SandyNubians Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2017
    Idaho
    You are very welcome! Adjustable collars are the best!
     
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  5. Dwarf Dad

    Dwarf Dad Well-Known Member

    For the first collar, get a break away. I think my wife gets cat collars. If you leave them on full time they will learn, ha ha, to not get it hung on anything.
     
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  6. SandyNubians

    SandyNubians Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2017
    Idaho
    Yes, very good advice! Break away is important. I have had some get caught on branches, fences, and pretty much everything else. For their safety this is your best bet until they learn!
     
  7. grace4every1

    grace4every1 New Member

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    May 1, 2019
    Franklin, TN
    Thank you all so much!
     
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