All the kids have been dam raised. They are already great foragers. They also receive lots of human interaction and are learning to trust us. All bucks this year will be banded at 8 weeks and sold as wethers.
Due to last year’s kids being born when snow was on the ground, I’m pushing kidding dates to March. Below are my planned breeding pairs. We will have 2 senior does that have kidded multiple times, Georgia (who kidded last year), and 2 first fresheners. We will be using Tam again over three of our does. And, to keep Crash’s line going in our herd,
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