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    New to goats feed question

    Hi everyone, so I have a friend who wants two pygmy goats and wishes me to house them. I have also been planning on adding Nigerian Dwarf goats to my farm and thought it would be a good idea to get them all at the same time so I can have a decent size herd to start and no one will get lonely...
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    Angora fiber processing question

    Hi all, I'm new to rabbits and fiber. My mom and i enjoy crocheting and so I've started to look into farming fiber. I thought starting small, such as a few angora rabbits, might be a good way to get our feet wet. However, as i did research i realized while the investment in rabbits is far less...
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    New to horses, New job!

    Hi all, I just got a job mucking out stables in exchange for riding/horsemanship lessons. I lived in the city up until about 3 years ago, so although I have EXTENSIVE experience training and working with dogs, cats, and rabbits, ( I worked as a trainer in an animal shelter), I have zero...
  4. FinleyFarm

    New Goat Owner from Cache Valley Utah

    Hello fellow goat owners! I am so glad to find a forum where I can ask questions and share information. We have five goats; two Nigerian Dwarfs and three Pygmys. My oldest daughter is 24-years-old and has Autism. It has always been a dream of ours to have a small farm with animals that she...
  5. Angeliki Manouselis

    New twins!

    So this is my first time having goats kidding, It feels so surreal that they have finally arrived! I am disappointed that I was at work and I missed the birth, I came home to two dry sleeping twins. Today, I had to clean orange poop from the buckling's rear end, seems like his poo isn't dry...
  6. Angeliki Manouselis

    Here we go...

    Gosh, I love this site already! I received so much great information in my first post while searching for LGDs in Florida. I had not found an adult dog to take in that would protect my chickens duck and goats, I reached out to several rescues and groups but to n avail. So I have made the...
  7. GypsyG

    Hi!

    Hello all! My name is Gypsy. I have lived in Ozark Missouri for the the last year. I have a herd of meat mutt rabbits that consists of 12 does and 4 bucks. I also have 8 lovely laying hens, and a wonderful Jack Russell terrier named Gracie. I plan on adding quail, muscovy ducks, and...
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    hello from Minnesota!

    Hey! I'm new here, I'm going into college for Ag Education and I'm looking to find out as much as I can about horses and ranch living, as well as how to manage a teaching position, and farming, and what opportunities lie out there in the equine world! I have been obsessed with horses since i...
  9. Tracy Jones

    New Member from Harrisonville, MO area

    Hi all. I’ve been using your knowledge and tips and opinions for a while now. I really think I did sign up at some point in the near past, but it seems I can’t make any of my emails work so --- go figure. Anyway, so while not a complete newbie, I am new to being a registered “info” and...
  10. WeizenfelderGal

    Small Farm "DO I NEED Scrapie Tags?" (New Member)

    Hi, I am new here and fairly new to Goats and Sheep too! I just added two of my 1st Sheep. The lady handed me these two metal things. Said they were Scrapie tags? What even is that! Do I need them If I don't plan to eat my sheep? I now have 9 goats and 2 Sheep. Most are just pets, do I...
  11. First Time Goat.Mum

    New goat mom!

    Hi! I just adopted two Nigerian Dwarf wethers from, unfortunately, a less than trustworthy farm. The kids came with what we think is worms, lice and what we think was an eye infection. I finally decided to join a goat forum group to get some experts advice on them! My instagram where I will post...
  12. First Time Goat.Mum

    New goat mom!

    Hi! I just adopted two Nigerian Dwarf wethers from, unfortunately, a less than trustworthy farm. The kids came with what we think is worms, lice and what we think was an eye infection. I finally decided to join a goat forum group to get some experts advice on them! My instagram where I will post...
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    Hello Fellow Goat enthuisiasts

    Hello I'm New to this Forum and kind of new to keeping goats. At this time we have three lamancha goats 2 in heat that have been with a buck and one at our friends ranch on vacation to meet with a buck. All are registered with ADGA. I'm A 13 year old boy and enjoy working with goats and at this...
  14. W

    Hello from Alaska and BYC

    Hey everyone. I found this site through one of it's sister sites, Backyard chickens! I currently have chickens, ducks and quails. I am planning to get either goats or mini cows in the future. My family had goats when I was growing up, so I know and like goats. However I also really like cow...
  15. MiroslavZivic

    Hi

    Hello everyone, I'm new to this site. My name is Miroslav and I'm from Serbia. I look after nine rabbits, two pigs and a small flock of ten chickens.
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    New to me goat shaking

    Hi everyone, I'm kj and I just brought home two Nigerian Dwarf Does last night. They are about 4 years old. This morning one of the goats was shaking when I went out to check on them. I can't tell if she is afraid of me or ill. The other goat, Leia, is just fine, friendly, no shaking. Rey...
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    Questions about the care of backyard Nigerian Dwarf Goat wethers

    Hi! I'm Elise, I just joined. I'd like to introduce myself and ask a few questions. My family and I are looking into purchasing two or three young NDG wethers to have as companions/pets in our backyard (don't worry, there's space.) Since we will likely be bringing them home around mid-July...
  18. Deer Nightmare

    I AM A CURIOUS CRITTER!!

    I am SOOOOOOOOO excited about learning from you guys!!! :celebrateI want to know EVERYTHING about cows, pigs, sheep, goats, bees, horses, etc... :weee I have eight cows and two pigs on the way. Thanks so much for your time! Every Deer's Nightmare (That is my nickname) :ya
  19. The Curly girl

    Hi EVERYONE I'm new to the site and to the ranch life.

    Hi :) My name is Fernanda. I am 25 yrs old and from Mexico. I was born in Mexico and was raised both in Mexico and L.A California. Despite the fact that I always had a city life, my soul always knew I wanted to be around nature. When I was 20 I moved back to Mexico "for good". Little did I...
  20. raeleigh26

    It's been a tough year, could use some feedback

    Hi, I've only just joined, and this is both a query and a mild vent post. We're in north east oklahoma, we've got 5 horses (2 are boarded,not ours) 2 labs, 3 cats, rabbits, chickens, ducks, and cattle. This year, both of my best breeding new Zealand does have eaten 3 litters, both were due...
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