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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #25 on: July 20, 2016, 03:43:01 PM »
If you really want to, You can milk moona now! The more you milk her, the more she'll produce. Not that she'll produce much with her tiny udder lol. Bella I think will be a milk cow. I MIGHT start milking her after the babies get bigger.

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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #26 on: July 20, 2016, 04:06:37 PM »
I have heard that we will be able to milk our females, but idk at what age!! They are so much fun, we go for walks every night and Gracie just flat goes nuts bouncing around jumping up on stuff, one day she was standing on the bagger on my riding lawn mower and then Elvis was standing on the hood of my wife's car, that didn't go well cause he stinks to high heaven.. S/G if the girls produce milk you can come get all they will give you..
From what I know in my extremely limited knowledge, is that they have to get pregnant first to produce milk and then you can milk them after baby is done (someone correct me if I'm wrong).. So I'll be testing the waters with the one momma I have after Jupiter is fat and weaned lol. If it all works out, my neighbor shows and breeds so there will be lots of babies and does around all the time. Eeeeeeeeee.
MIL has bottle babies. The does kid, and she takes them from her a couple days later. She milks the does right away and bottle feeds the kids. She's retired though, and has time to do that. It takes a lot of time and work to do that. I don't know why she does it that way, but all her goats are super friendly and bonded to people.
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #27 on: July 20, 2016, 04:08:34 PM »
If you really want to, You can milk moona now! The more you milk her, the more she'll produce. Not that she'll produce much with her tiny udder lol. Bella I think will be a milk cow. I MIGHT start milking her after the babies get bigger.
:o ... Bella hates me! Lol I was thinking about that actually, poor Moona and her small udders :chuckle: .. ok you take Bella and teach me in a few weeks :) (..Sheila used to make soap, and goat milk soap is supposed to be awesome so kind of wanted to explore... I can make the packaging and labels! ;) haha).
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #28 on: July 20, 2016, 04:36:26 PM »


Does this work? :)
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #29 on: July 20, 2016, 04:44:26 PM »
Yes it does.
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #30 on: July 20, 2016, 04:50:41 PM »
So, how do they taste?  :chuckle:
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #31 on: July 20, 2016, 06:43:19 PM »
Almost as cute as baby rabbits.  :tup:
:chuckle: soooooo I seen the baby rabbits, and don't get me wrong I love me some cute fuzzy bunnies once they get a little older... buuuuut they come out looking like naked mole rats. Baby newborn goats are wayyyy cuter  :tung: like whole and walking around immediately and all that jazz haha.
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #32 on: July 20, 2016, 07:14:24 PM »
No comparison when it comes to baby goats with their fuzzy little noses and little baby bleets telling mama to feed them, then when they try to get frisky and bouncy and fall on their buts.. But damn when the males get older do they stink, holy rat dung.. :chuckle:
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #33 on: July 21, 2016, 08:57:08 AM »
No comparison when it comes to baby goats with their fuzzy little noses and little baby bleets telling mama to feed them, then when they try to get frisky and bouncy and fall on their buts.. But damn when the males get older do they stink, holy rat dung.. :chuckle:
They're not bad if they're wethered.  The intact bucks are horrible. Like, don't get near them.
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #34 on: July 21, 2016, 09:12:20 AM »
Yea the one wether we have is a giant love, doesn't smell any different than the others. He's the first one in my little video, the black pygmy. I won't own a buck, but I do like their long shaggy hair they grow  :chuckle:
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #35 on: July 21, 2016, 10:33:49 AM »
No comparison when it comes to baby goats with their fuzzy little noses and little baby bleets telling mama to feed them, then when they try to get frisky and bouncy and fall on their buts.. But damn when the males get older do they stink, holy rat dung.. :chuckle:
They're not bad if they're wethered.  The intact bucks are horrible. Like, don't get near them.
got that right, Elvis should stop smelling as bad in about a month or so, he go castrated last weekend, which he didn't seem to enjoy at all, especially the waking up part  :chuckle: he will start getting a couple baths a week until the stink is gone, he already stopped  :pee: on himself though so that's good.. We have to bathe Gracie and Betty cause he stinks them up to.. He does have cool hair, he truly looks like Elvis.. Haha.. I sure do like the way they make quick work of brush, I have to be really careful about where they get to grub..
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #36 on: July 21, 2016, 10:48:00 AM »
Don't let them anywhere near rhododendrons.
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #37 on: July 21, 2016, 11:02:02 AM »
Don't let them anywhere near rhododendrons.
or your wife's dahlia garden :yike:
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #38 on: July 21, 2016, 11:03:04 AM »
Don't let them anywhere near rhododendrons.
or your wife's dahlia garden :yike:
Rhodies will kill them.
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #39 on: July 21, 2016, 02:14:36 PM »
Don't let them anywhere near rhododendrons.
or your wife's dahlia garden :yike:
Rhodies will kill them.
wow I didn't know that, thank you. I thought goats could eat anything even tansy weed ? Obvioulsy not..
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #40 on: July 22, 2016, 12:08:25 PM »
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #41 on: July 22, 2016, 12:27:49 PM »
No clue what you meant!! German? :chuckle:
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #42 on: July 22, 2016, 12:45:24 PM »
Lol! "Goatachu" sounded like a sneeze.. so I said "bless you".
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #43 on: July 22, 2016, 12:59:32 PM »
Oh I see.. Haha.. Goofy. Cute little things, their eyes are a trip.. Cool looking
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #44 on: August 01, 2016, 04:42:06 PM »
My parents operated woodwinds dairy goats and had about 40+ milkers at any given time mainly Alpines and Nubians with some lamanchas mixed in . If  they are ever looking like they aren't feeling well ( it's easy with goats to tell ) give them salal leaves it's kinda like a aspirin for them and it helps if they get the craps

We had Nigerian dwarfs that we would put in the horse trailer with the horses that hadn't been trailered before to keep them calm they are a fun critter to have around  :tup:

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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #45 on: August 01, 2016, 05:05:31 PM »
My parents operated woodwinds dairy goats and had about 40+ milkers at any given time mainly Alpines and Nubians with some lamanchas mixed in . If  they are ever looking like they aren't feeling well ( it's easy with goats to tell ) give them salal leaves it's kinda like a aspirin for them and it helps if they get the craps

We had Nigerian dwarfs that we would put in the horse trailer with the horses that hadn't been trailered before to keep them calm they are a fun critter to have around  :tup:
Awe really? That's cute to picture a lil goat guy calming a big ole horse down. Thanks for the info, that's handy to know!
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #46 on: August 02, 2016, 10:50:29 PM »
Hahaha my bread obsessed dog! Never knew..

 

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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #47 on: August 03, 2016, 05:31:07 AM »
Yes ma,am anytime , I think pooch liked them a little more than the goats :chuckle:
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #48 on: August 03, 2016, 01:22:57 PM »
Yes ma,am anytime , I think pooch liked them a little more than the goats :chuckle:

I've never seen him go that crazy over food, crack-laced bread or something haha.
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Re: Nigerian Dwarf goats
« Reply #49 on: August 03, 2016, 01:30:42 PM »
Yes ma,am anytime , I think pooch liked them a little more than the goats :chuckle:

I've never seen him go that crazy over food, crack-laced bread or something haha.
shhhh, that's a little secret :chuckle: did you try giving the goats any of the cinnamon roll things?
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