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    so, i have a mini fainting for who is very sweet. i also have a mixed breed male, but he is fixed. we have some sheep (one boy) and i doubt it, but is it possible that my goat is pregnant through the sheep? she usually has a big belly, but she was VERY hungry this morning and her stomach is...
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    I have five does and two bucks. All five does bred with both bucks before I built my buck pen. Two had babies that look like each buck in the same litter. In other words, can a doe have twins or triplets and each have a different daddy? The does are Alpine and one buck is Alpine and one is Boer...
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    Hi all, I have a 3rd gen. mini nubian doe that I am considering breeding with a 5th gen. mini nubian buck from her daughter (grandma with grandson) but was wondering what everyone else's experience was breeding this combo. I have seen some other threads here where people shared successes...
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    I've been doing research on using Lute in conjunction with CIDRs to bring a doe into fertile heat, there are so many different opinions on the matter & i'm also contacting my vet to see what he thinks about it as well but would love to hear if anyone has used this method? If so what was your...
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    I have always put my Nubian & LaMancha ladies with their respective bucks starting August 1st and they always delivered in mid January. This year I purchased a couple older nannies that are dry and I'm wondering what the chances are that they would breed before August 1st if I put them in with...
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    We have two doelings that are 4 months old, (born in April,) and we are wondering when it would be best to breed them. We have heard opinions either to aim for kidding on their first birthday, or to breed at two years old. They weigh about 70 pounds right now. Does anyone have suggestions?
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    Hi! I'm new, raising goats for only a couple of years, and still have lots of questions! I currently have nigerians, 4 does and 2 wethers. My question is, I saw a mini mancha the other day and fell in love. If I want mini manchas, how do I go about it? Breed one of my does to a standard...
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    I have 2 does that are about 18 months old and delivered one kid each in January 2014. I don't know anything about their lineage other than they were bought from a dairy in Oklahoma. These 2 does are producing about 1 quart each per day. All my other girls are producing 1/2 gallon to 1+...
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