This was Betty’s first freshening. I wouldn’t give her an A+ on her pregnancy and birthing, but she did pretty well and birthed two cuties.
Although it is true outward appearance is really of little importance, a fun bonus with raising Nigerian Dwarf Goats is the variety of coats and patterns. One goat can look similar or look completely different from their herd mates. I could have a herd of 15 goats and all 15 goats potentially could look different. This fascinates me. The genetic process for goat color is
Wingman comes from the first goat kids born on our farm, which means he’s also one of the first goats to be registered with our Plentywater name. His dad, Crash, has good lineage so I kept Wingman as a way to carry on such good genes. I also love his tan with roaning coloring. He has a very gentle and laid back personality.