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What is my buck goat

Discussion in 'Everything Else Goats' started by Hipshot, Feb 22, 2018.

  1. Feb 22, 2018
    Hipshot

    Hipshot Loving the herd life

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    Hello I have goats now for the first time, since I was a teenager . When we bought them the lady said the buck was a Nigerian Dwarf .:idunnoAnd recently told DW he was a Boar .That was after we showed her pictures of the kids he sired . I haven't a clue, when I was young a goat was a goat .worth ten to fifteen dollars . So the same lady told me the feed had worming meds in it . Ok so as dumb as I am I know that ain't right :lol: Anyway here's a picture of Chief the best one I have right now . Guesses ??? and since every body loves babies baby goat 4.png baby goat9.png Image05312017183748.jpg
     
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  2. Feb 22, 2018
    Latestarter

    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Golden Herd Member

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    Gosh, I see possible Saanen, Alpine, Maybe some Nigie in the baby... I can tell you it's not Lamancha and I don' see any Nubian in there. I don' really see any Boer either... :idunnoHope some of the other more experienced folks will jump in. They look good whatever breed they are...:)
     
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  3. Feb 22, 2018
    Hipshot

    Hipshot Loving the herd life

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    Thank you Latestater Well All I know is goat :lol:And second of the two does just kidded around one .Trying to get some pictures of the new kid Buckling .The two in the pictures are doelings .And they are about five weeks old now .
     
  4. Feb 22, 2018
    OneFineAcre

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    The last picture is your buck?
    He does look like a Nigerian to me.
    The doe in the first picture looks like a cross.
    The airplane ears would indicate some Nubian or Boer in the mix maybe with a Nigerian if she is smaller in size.
     
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  5. Feb 22, 2018
    Hipshot

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    Thank you any information helps .Yes the last picture is the buck and they are not big goats . You know how it is .A friend of DW's selling her house and needed to sell her goats. We had room .I realize I have to learn a lot about what breeds are around now compared to when I was a kid . And the friend really don't know much about goats . I don't think . Googeling pictures I haven't been able to find many good Nigerian buck pictures .I had been thinking about goats and these came along so yep both feet right in there :lol:
     
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  6. Feb 22, 2018
    Bunnylady

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    Can definitely say that buck is not a Boer, that's for sure.
     
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  7. Feb 22, 2018
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  8. Feb 22, 2018
    MiniSilkys

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    Do you have any more pictures of him? I say he one of these: Mini Silky, Mini Silky/ND, ND, or Tennessee Fainting goat.
     
  9. Feb 23, 2018
    Hipshot

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    Chief5.PNG cheif1.png chief 6.png Some more pictures . He don't scare though :lol:
     
  10. Feb 23, 2018
    MiniSilkys

    MiniSilkys Loving the herd life

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    Yep, he looks like mini silky. They are a cross of long haired Nigerian and TN fainting goat. They don't all faint, mine don't.
     
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