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What breed would you recommend? (Dairy Goats)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by sunny & the 5 egg layers, Oct 15, 2011.

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  1. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    We are a family of four and go through about 3 gallons of milk a week. I would also like some leftover milk for making yogurt, cheese, ice cream ect. I was wondering what breed you guys would recomend for our family? I would also like to use the goats as harness goats and pull wagons/carts.

    I would like a breed that is the following:

    -Big enough to pull a cart/wagon
    -Supplies our family with enough milk and some left over
    -Has easy births
    -Easy to handle (not too big)
    -Are a good first-time goat
    -Easy Milker

    Thank you in advance. [​IMG]
     
  2. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Maybe an Alpine? [​IMG]
     
  3. goofy98

    goofy98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    definetly nubian they are Big enough to pull a cart/wagon, Supplies your family with enough milk and some left over, Has easy births Easy to handle (not too big) Are definetly a good first-time goat and are really Easy Milkers.
     
  4. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you guys for the input so far. I am actually going to request for this thread to be closed or deleted so that I can make a new one with a poll. [​IMG]
     
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