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How big do first time nannies have to be before you put them with a buck? How can you tell if they got bred? Thanks
 

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It depends on weight and current health. I would rather breed a 7 month old that was healthy and a good weight than a 1 year old that was skinny and not so healthy..
 

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Most breed young does by weight/age... depending on breed, standard does are usually 80lbs and 8-9 months old... I choose to wait until my Nigerian Dwarf does are into their 2nd Fall or 18 months old before breeding, others go by the 40 lb or 9-10 month age range.
 

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So with my dairy goats they would be ok to breed now they are 9-11 months and very healthy. I will srperate the smaller ones tho thanks :)
 
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