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I might be getting another goat YAY!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Frozen Feathers, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    Well, I've wanted to breed my Nigerian doe, Mary, for the milk, (and so she could have a friend, I hate her being the only lonely) but she is not showing me any signs of when she goes into heat. Which sucks since the only buck service I have found would be I have to drive her there, they "do their thing" and I drive her back home. They don't offer a deal where she stays there to be sure she's bred. [​IMG]

    So I looked around, thinking I might buy a buck (even though the idea of having a stinky buck around isn't appealing) and instead I found an add in my local advertiser for bred Nigerian does for $100 each. I called them up and they are still available, so we are going to go Sunday to see them.

    Two are registered and all three are bred to an unregistered Nigerian buck and due in April. Two of them are 5 years old and I think the other one is 3 (if I remember right) they are all supposed to be super friendly and I think $100 is really cheap for a bred doe, since that's what I paid for my goats as kids.

    I really only want one, a friend for Mary and one of the kids would go to Wendy and if she has any does (and more then one, Nigerians are famous for throwing at least triplets!) I might keep one of them as well.

    Wish me luck that these are nice girls in good shape!
    Woot! I'm excited! Little kids running all around, such fun!
     
  2. HenHappy

    HenHappy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    on my way to you....
    Congrats!!! Promise to post pics????
     
  3. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    How exciting for you! Good luck!
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Hooray! for you! I hope they are just what you're looking for.
    I've been tossing it around in my mind how to end up with a second goat here and I think I've found the answer.

    We'll be attending the county fair in the fall and they always have goats for sale at the end of the fair. I just have to practice my whining skills between now and then. [​IMG]
     

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