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Milking Nigerian Dwarf Goats 101: Before and After the Milking

Here is a short video on the boring but essential basics in prepping for milking and post milking cleanup and, of course, treating the lactating doe.  For the recipes we use to clean up before and after, see below. Before Cleanup, we use an Iodine mix we get at the feed store. I mix it … Continue reading Milking Nigerian Dwarf Goats 101: Before and After the Milking

Oak Creek Goats: The Journey Begins

Our journey with Nigerian Dwarf Goats was inspired by our 17 year old Palomino, Rio. He lost his buddy, another gelding named Tucker and we set out to find him a companion. Many friends recommended a goat as a companion. And, of course, when you get one you must get two. That prompted the research … Continue reading Oak Creek Goats: The Journey Begins

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Life with Nigerian Dwarf Goats: The good, bad and the funny

This blog is offered from my heart as a teacher. As we learn about our first experience with goats, we hope to pass on our "wish-we-wouldas and will-do-next-times".   Our blog starts 7 weeks after we decided to find a companion for our Palomino Quarter Horse, Rio who lost his buddy about that time.  Quickly, … Continue reading Life with Nigerian Dwarf Goats: The good, bad and the funny