With a solid night of rain, Penelope figured it was time to join Lola in motherhood. I walked down to the stalls this morning and thought, weird wonder why Lola is out with only one of her Kids, then I realized, nope. It was Penolope and her first born. We arent sure sex of the kid […]
Solider Boy/Stoner (Nigerian dwarf):DOB Aug 2015 We bought Stoner (as the neighbors call him due to his face, HAHA) to make sure Penelope and Lola wouldn’t have babies that would require assisted birth. This is because of possible issues due to the physical size difference between Alpine Dairy breeds and Nigerian/ Lamancha Stoner boy LOVEs people […]
Nadeen (Alpine Dairy): Nadeen was/is 5 years old (DOB 2001)when we got her. We purchased her with her son Albert. She came with a warning “she’s only this friendly when she has a kid.” So she tends to more aggressive and less friendly then the others. However, after only a few weeks she has gotten better, and […]
Lola (Nigerian/ Lamancha ): She and Penelope are sisters, also 5 months old when we get her (DOB April 2015) She is friendly, but more stand offish and is not “food centric” like the other goats. Weird thing is she doesn’t really care for sweet feed, at most she takes a mouth full. Her and our […]
Penelope (Nigerian/ Lamancha ): She was 5 months old when we got her (DOB April 2015) and very friendly with all the other goats as well as us. Which of course means the other goats are rude towards her and is the being picked on. Meaning she tends to get the most head-butts, and doesn’t get to eat with […]
So the easiest and quickest way I’ve found to keep my girls stalls and enclosure clean is by using a dog poop scoop like this They tend to poop and pee in small piles making it easy to clean up 🙂
we got Penelope and Lola because our son can’t have lactose and we love goat cheese. They are Nigerian/ lamanch crosses so they should make great milk. They are only 5 months right now so I have to wait at least 3 more months to breed them.