Ginger visited Stuart

Ginger decided today that she wanted to visit Stuart. More

Summer visits Stuart

Update:  Two breedings and January 14th blood test results showed Summer is NOT pregnant.  She was dried up to allow her a three-month rest before kidding – it’s going to be a lot longer than that now!
After many weeks of watching and waiting, I finally caught Summer in heat. More

City Goats


I have Nigerian Dwarf does and live on a 0.3-acre lot. I was concerned about the size since I grew up on a farm. I talked to my breeder about needed space and told her what I had when their space would be far less than it was there. She assured me that they really don’t need much room. In fact hers, with five acres, stayed mostly in the half acre near the barn. Every visit bore out that observation. More

Cream cheese

Cheese is a great benefit of dairy goats being in the family.  Because of the high butterfat of Nigerian Dwarf goat milk, their milk is great for cheeses because the yield is much higher per pound of milk. More

Hoof trimming day

One of the maintenance issues with goats is that they need to have their hooves trimmed, how often depends on their living conditions. More

Procedure for milking

Though this is only my third year milking, I have realized the following. More

Weighing goats

Weighing goats is not exactly like stepping on the scale at the doctor’s office.  Well, it is but isn’t.  More

Sad day for Ginger (and me)

Today has been a stark reminder that not all is happy in this adventure of these wonderful little goats.  More

Still very much under construction . . .

Welcome, folks.  This site is very much under construction and, More

Why goat milk?

Not just why goat milk, but why Nigerian Goat milk?  Of course I am a complete supporter of Nigerian Goat milk, something a few years ago I would not have suspected More

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