Hi..New from NY

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by foxyk91, Apr 21, 2010.

  1. foxyk91

    foxyk91 New Member

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    Apr 14, 2010
    Hi..My name is Karen & we live in Upstate NY where we raise miniature horses & llamas. We also do foster care for high risk teens. Our animals have been wonderful for our kids. I'm looking to add my own herd of Nigererian dwarf goats to our farm. I have been doing a lot of research on them, but still have so much to learn. I'm wanting to show, breed & Milk. I'm having a hard time finding breeders in NY & also any info on shows that may be close by this year. If you can point me in the right direction...it would be greatly appreciated!

    Thanks...Karen
     
  2. Gumtree

    Gumtree Lurking Aussie

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    Aug 15, 2009
    S.E. Qld Australia
    welcome from australia :)
     

  3. maple hill farm tina

    maple hill farm tina Senior Member

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    Mar 14, 2010
    Rich Patch, Virginia
    Hi, from West Virginia!
    We also raise Nigerian Dwarf goats, and we LOVE them. We don't show, so I can't help you with that, but we do milk. Any questions you have that I can answer on that, I'd be glad to. I'm also a middle school teacher, and I see a lot of foster kids here who don't have anyone in their lives who can be a mentor for them. So huge, huge kudos to you for what you're doing there. :hi5:
    The Nigerian Dwarf Goat Association website has a member listing. You could look there for breeders in your area.
    So, welcome!, This site has SO much information on it. We love it.
    -Tina
     
  4. nutmegfarm

    nutmegfarm New Member

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    Dec 22, 2009
    NE Ohio
    Hello & welcome from NE Ohio!! :wave:
     
  5. Tyler

    Tyler New Member

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    Apr 26, 2009
    Central Illinois
    Howdy from central Illinois! Welcome to the forum! =)
     
  6. sweetgoats

    sweetgoats Moderator

    Oct 18, 2007
    Peyton CO.
    Hello Karen :wave: Welcome to the goat spot. So glad you are here.

    Sounds like you are a very busty person, and is also sounds like you have a very big heart. :angel: It takes a lot to do what you do with troubled teens. Because of you they might become a WONDERFUL person, as most people would just shove them away but all they were just looking for someone to love them. :hug:

    There are LOTS of people here with Nigi's so you came to the right place. :stars:
     
  7. RunAround

    RunAround New Member

    Feb 17, 2008
    Massachusetts
    Hello and welcome to TGS! :wave:

    I'm from MA, dunno where you are in NY, but I've got some nice goaties for sale. ND's too. ;)

    There is a buck show in Altamont,(sp) NY on may 1st. You can also try looking on the ADGA website for shows in NY. :)
     
  8. shadycreekgoats

    shadycreekgoats New Member

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    Mar 23, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    Welcome to TGS!!! :stars:


    As to breeders in your area, Ashley (aka Runaround), Stacey, & Proctor hill are all in your area. I think Ashley & Proctor hill are in MA.

    Glad you joined!!! :)
     
  9. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    Welcome ...so happy you are here.... :greengrin: :wave:
     
  10. greatcashmeres

    greatcashmeres New Member

    Jul 13, 2008
    Maine
  11. farmgirl42

    farmgirl42 New Member

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    Jan 2, 2010
    Eastern Ohio
    Welcome from eastern Ohio! :wave: My husband and I are foster parents also, but we usually have some of the "under 12" kids. So glad you joined here - it's a GREAT place to be!
     
  12. foxyk91

    foxyk91 New Member

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    Apr 14, 2010
    Thank you all for the warm welcome! I truly think I'm going to like it here. There seems to be a wonderful group of people on here.

    Thanks again...Karen
     
  13. Realfoodmama

    Realfoodmama New Member

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    Apr 12, 2010
    Santa Fe, NM
    Welcome from NM! Kudos for your work with foster kids. It's great to see people with such big hearts!

    :thumb:
     
  14. mrs. lam

    mrs. lam New Member

    Apr 20, 2010
    Hi from Alabama :leap:

    Gina