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  1. TheNewMrsEvans

    Why are the goats always in the shed???

    We have 3 milkers in one shed. We close them in at night for predator safety but in the daytime the shed door is open to a pen. Even when the day is nice they are always in the shed! It gets so dirty so fast since where they stand they pee. Why are they in their house even when it's nice out...
  2. TheNewMrsEvans

    Strange Udder

    So one of my does was due towards the beginning of July. Her udder started to grow a small bit a few months ago, but then never filled all the way. Turns out she wasn't pregnant. Her due date is well passed now and she never got round. No big deal, we'll breed her in the fall. Weird thing though...
  3. TheNewMrsEvans

    Difficult kidding... Now not much milk... Why?

    My friend's Nubian doe went into labor early. She has been huge and already bagged up well ahead. This is her second time, but they bought her just after freshening, without her kids last year. She has a horrible shaped udder but was easy to milk, so they bred her. So she was laying down...
  4. TheNewMrsEvans

    Young Nubian Buck---When will he breed?

    He was born last June, not really stinky yet...will he still rut this winter? or are my does out of luck? They are having heats, but no mounting attempts from the baby buck yet...
  5. TheNewMrsEvans

    Foxtail Hay and now an abscess...

    So I bought some less expensive hay that has a good bit of foxtail in it, mixed with grass/alfalfa...I figured they eat all of our weeds covered in prickly things, so foxtails should be ok. Well apparently not! They eat the hay fine, except yesterday while trimming feet I noticed one of my does...
  6. TheNewMrsEvans

    Registered Nubian Kids

    Located in N. Nevada...1 buckling, 1 doeling...milking lines Check out my page for pic!