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Kidding Season 2020: Nigerian Dwarfs

It's mid-April and the bulk of our 2020 kidding season has come to a close! We had four Nigerian Dwarf does kid over the last two and a half weeks, and we have six adorable babies from them! We plan to retain one doe that will become my younger son's project animal....
Basic Goat Terminology

Basic Goat Terminology

If you are just getting into goats and doing research online, you'll frequently see people tossing around all sorts of terms that might confuse you. Below are a few basic terms that are helpful to get acquainted with. Note that I've intentionally left out anatomical...

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2019 Kidding Plans Update

2019 Kidding Plans Update

This has been a challenging year in terms of getting our entire herd bred. I don't know if it has been the weather, bad luck, or some other mystery variable, but it seems ours isn't the only farm that has experienced a weird year for breeding goats. We had success...

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4 Signs Your Goat is in Heat

4 Signs Your Goat is in Heat

If you plan to breed your goats and can't keep them with a buck for an extended period of time, it's important to be able to recognize the signs your doe is in heat. It's also helpful to identify and track their cycles so that you can determine if a doe is likely...

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Welcome, Bramblestone CQ Tiger Tea!

Welcome, Bramblestone CQ Tiger Tea!

I'm so excited to share with you the newest addition to our herd, Bramblestone CQ Tiger Tea (or "Tiger" for short). He comes from Lesa and Randy at Bramblestone Farm in Ohio. I've followed Lesa's blog, Better Hens & Gardens, for quite a few years and have always...

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Sundaze Farm Nigerian Dwarf Kids – 2018

Sundaze Farm Nigerian Dwarf Kids – 2018

2018 marks our first year with kids being born from our own buck here on the farm. It's very exciting to have some babies that will be registered under the Sundaze Farm name for the very first time! Kidding season started out a bit slow, and then quickly became a...

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2017 Albion Fair Dairy Goat Show Results

2017 Albion Fair Dairy Goat Show Results

2017 marks our second year showing goats at the Albion Fair, in 4-H and open classes. This year we took five does all together -- our two LaManchas, and three Nigerian Dwarfs. We still have a lot to learn, and I very much appreciated our judge's thoughtful remarks...

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Goat Health Record Keeping

Goat Health Record Keeping

I have a terrible memory. Even if you have a memory better than mine, it's difficult to keep track of all the birth dates, weights, last vaccination or worming dates, and so on for your entire herd. This is why record keeping is so important! Everyone has a different...

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