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RE: Some of my herd of Nigis

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by lilhill, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. lilhill

    lilhill Out Of The Brooder

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    Since I understand pictures are a must, here's a few of my Nigerian Dwarf girls enjoying their time in the pasture. We raise AGS/ADGA/NDGA registered Nigies on our 20 acre farm, and now are starting out in chickens to add to the mix.

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    Our kidding season is almost over with just two more does due to kid in April.
     
  2. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    Cardiff
    Welcome, [​IMG]

    lol... so glad you came prepared with pictures. lol.

    I have started out the other way around. I have always wanted a small holding, but it has not been possible as yet, but last year I started with chickens, and I would love to expand into goats so all pictures increase the ideas.

    Thank you.

    Jena.
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Nice looking goats! I can't wait until I have more land and can get more goats!
     
  4. lilhill

    lilhill Out Of The Brooder

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    I started raising Nigis four years ago and have been totally in love with them since. These girls were brought down from South Carolina because of their outstanding pedigrees in show and milk, so I plan to start milking in a couple of weeks when the kids start getting weaned. The only other time I've ever milked is for weak kids, but with the economy the way it is, I'm trying my hand at cheesemaking. Our goal is to become more self-sufficient here on the farm.
     
  5. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I am hoping to start making cheese soon as well. With just one goat to milk, and she was feeding triplets for a while, there just hasn't been enough milk to spare for cheese making. I'm hoping that with both girls in milk now that I will have enough for daily use and cheese. Let us know how the cheese making goes!
     
  6. lilhill

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    I sure will. I absolutely love cheese, so I'm excited about trying my hand with making my own.
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2009
  7. abluechipstock

    abluechipstock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is that a cou clair on the left side of the pic? one of my favorite colors, and so is black and white!! nice herd [​IMG]
     
  8. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    [​IMG] Me tinks I know you! [​IMG]
     
  9. Haviris

    Haviris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the spotty girl! Very pretty! Where are the pics of all your kids? What did you end up with? I'm also about done w/ only one more doe due in April!
     
  10. lilhill

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    [​IMG] Hi Kate! Yep, you know me.

    Abluechipstop, that's Buttin'Heads Too Contredanse and she's Chamoisee broken with white. She's a real sweetheart. I'll upload a picture of some of the kids and post it in a minute.
     

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