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I got two baby boer goats about a month ago, and we are looking to make a new addition. They are four months old and weren't sure what age to get. I understand that it's best to get them all around the same age, but we were offered a great deal on a nanny and her young kid, but I wasn't sure if the nanny will search for dominance and hurt our little one!
 

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I brought in a momma and 3 of her kids to my herd a while back and although she was protective of her babies she never got too rough with my other little ones. I would just be leery of leaving them together unattended for too long until everyone gets big enough to defend themselves.
 

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I got two baby boer goats about a month ago, and we are looking to make a new addition. They are four months old and weren't sure what age to get. I understand that it's best to get them all around the same age, but we were offered a great deal on a nanny and her young kid, but I wasn't sure if the nanny will search for dominance and hurt our little one!
It just depends on the doe. I cannot put a bottle baby with my herd, because the other does knock the tar out of them. I do have one doe that will accept a bottle baby - she is a former bottle baby herself.
 
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