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Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by PineBurrowPeeps, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. Looks like I'll be getting a pair of Nigi does within the next couple of months! [​IMG] I'm so excited!
    I've been talking to a breeder for a bit now and she's got some does for sale after they kid within the next few months.
    I'm still in the choosing phase so when I know who I'm getting I'll let you all know and show pics.

  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Congrats. Cant wait to see pics. [​IMG]
  4. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana

    We have been trying to milk ours, with not much luck [​IMG] I want milk and not from the grocery store! Ours kidded in Jan 1st, I have not given up yet though!!!
  5. Well there are two pairs and I'm having a hard time choosing which one to go with...

    There is Domino and Jazmine, two littermate sisters:

    Domino- http://www.proctorhill.com/dominopage.htm

    Jazmine- http://www.proctorhill.com/bgjazmine.htm

    They are $400 for the pair because the breeder doesn't want to seperate them since they've always been together...

    Then there is Meriah and Willow, two unrelated older does who have kidded before:

    Meriah- http://www.proctorhill.com/hameriahpage.htm

    Willow- http://www.proctorhill.com/willowpage.htm

    She will let me take these two for $500....

    Goat people of BYC, what's the better pair? She's telling me that I'll get a couple more years of milking out of Domino and Jazmine but I'm a little more drawn to Meriah and Willow since they are more proven in the kidding/milking department.... [​IMG]
  6. youdontknow32

    youdontknow32 Songster

    Sep 29, 2008
    South Western PA
    I wan going to get Domino and Jazmine...ha:)
  7. Well come on people, need more opinions!

  8. Granolamom

    Granolamom Songster

    Sep 9, 2008
    Oh, I'm so jealous! I'm in the market for a pair of goats, myself (these two will be just pets, for starters), and I'm still trying to decide on which breed to get. I'm leaning towards Nubians, because I like the bigger breeds, and I'll probably get two wethers, since this is our first time. Congratulations to you, for entering "goat world"!!! (what is it anyway, about people getting chickens first, and then somehow naturally progressing towards goats...???)
  9. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Domino and Jazmine have my vote. [​IMG]
  10. animalgirl2010

    animalgirl2010 Songster

    May 9, 2008
    bootheel of missouri
    I dont really know alot about goats but I like meriah and willow. They are just too cute. [​IMG]

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