Nigi Goat Brag! *Pic Heavy*

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by cyanne, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. cyanne

    cyanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, so I already have 3 unregistered Nigi does and 1 soon-to-be-sold Nigi buck that I bought for backyard milk production. After much research I decided I would like to also get a small herd of registered Nigi's and possibly get into showing as well.

    I reserved this little buckling from Piddlin Acres a while back:

    Piddlin Acres BD Whata Beau
    Feb 2009
    Sire: Dill's XM Bo Didley
    Dam: Piddlin Acres BZ Whata Diva
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    And while I was waiting for him to be weaned the breeder told me that she would have some of her yearling breeding does for sale soon since she had kept back several kids this year. After much buttering-up of my DH, I am excited to say that I have also bought these two girls from the Piddlin Acres herd:

    Piddlin Acres CB Ruby Slippers
    born April 2008
    Sire: Piddlin Acres BZ Cowboy Boots
    Dam: MCH Little Rascals Emerald*D
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    Pecan Hollow C Biker Chick
    born 2/23/08
    Sire: Pecan Hollow SFB Constantine (Twin Creeks San Fransisco Bay x Pecan Hollow Creme De Mint)
    Dam: Pecan Hollow GL Chickadee (Goodwood Laredo x MCH/CH Twin Creeks Meadowlark)
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    Biker Chick will be bred back to Velvet Acres Patriot Missile before I pick them all up and I am hoping for at least one doe from that breeding (she had triplets last time so hopefully I will get lucky) so I'll have 3 or more good does to go along with my little buck. Here is a pic of Patriot:

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    So, what do you think? Is this a good start for a nice quality ND herd? [​IMG]
     
  2. Blooming chicks

    Blooming chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are beautiful--I'm so jealous. Your little buckling is very flashy--great color!
     
  3. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    I don't know much about showing but those does look really nice. Love that udder! Congrats on what looks like a great start to your new herd. [​IMG]
     
  4. Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very Nice!!! Are goats $$ to keep? As far as food and supplies?
     
  5. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    CONGRATS!!! And a Pecan Hollow girl, too! Oh, you are off to a fabulous start! Way to go!
     
  6. cyanne

    cyanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Actually they are pretty cheap to feed, they spend a lot of time grazing in their pasture and don't need a whole lot of grain. The expensive part has been the set-up like building them a pasture and housing. [​IMG]

    But, just like with chickens it is sometimes better NOT to try adding it all up, right? [​IMG]
     
  7. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    nice very nice looking would you call your buckling a splash color lol
     
  8. ThornyRidge

    ThornyRidge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I LOVE the Flashy ones... good start for goaties.. wish I had access to western/southern bloodlines without shipping!!! I can't bear the thought of a little one crated on a plane.. yikes..
     
  9. RedStickLA

    RedStickLA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! They are all very pretty! [​IMG]

    Mitzi
     
  10. jambunny

    jambunny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice nigis. I show Alpines and Lamanchas. I would love to get some nigis but my DH seems to think enough is enough. I'm jealous.
     

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