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June 21, 2018

Why I love Nigerian Dwarf Goats

This may be the perfect goat for me.


I truly am obsessed with these tiny creatures!
While I would never push a specific breed of any animal onto a person. I have no problem expressing my own opinions of why I am in love with them.
So, why am I so obsessed with them?

Why I love Nigerian Dwarf Goats!

1. Cuteness overload!
Seriously, have you ever seen a cuter goat?
They are known for a wide variety of beautiful colors.

2. milk production
These girls can produce up to 2 quarts of milk per day. Their milk is one of the sweetest. It is known for it's high butterfat(6-10%) and high protein. win/win!

3. year round breeding
For me this is great. I don't have to wait until Spring or the "high birthing" season. Kids come all year long! AND, they can average 3 to 4 kids per birth! Did you hear that? 3-4 kids...per birth! Wow Momma! Also the average birth weight is around 2lbs.

4. Long life
The average life span of a healthy Nigerian Dwarf is 12-14 years
That is a long time to have a wonderful companion, pet, farm animal that also will serve a great purpose. The milk is wonderful not only for well...milk but to make soaps, butter, anything.
They can absolutely be an asset to your farm and family, even a business.

5. space savers
I know space is always a factor when bringing any animal into your home/farm.
These little minis only require about 250sq ft per goat. That is the minimum so be thinking a tad more. It is still less room than you would need for a cow!

These are just a few of my top reason I so much love them. There are many more. Such as, personalities. They are each so unique.
In case you missed my #1 reason...Cuteness!



Check out this you tube video if you need more....

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