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A very special limited time offering of our
listed for sale Nigerians for only $400 each.
Please contact AJ for details and availabilty.

 

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Are you someone looking for a new pet? One unlike any other you have had before?  One that is a lovable companion, will train easily, and get along with children, the elderly, and the disabled?
Nigerian Dwarf goats may be the answer.
Due to their gentle and lovable behavior, these tiny beauties are wonderful around small children and even do well in goat shows. 

        Originally from Western Africa, they have a sweet, gentle and playful personality. Some will even walk on a leash!  Nigerian goats can come in a variety of colors including white, black, red, cream, chocolate, gold and various patterns such as dalmatian spots, pinto patterns
and tri-colored. Brown eyes are the most common, but goats with blue eyes are becoming more popular.

They are able to share pastures with other livestock such as cattle, horses, llamas and donkeys. Goats improve pastures by eating the weeds, brambles and ivy that other animals may not eat.  Due to their gentle and lovable behavior, they are wonderful around small children, and even do well in goat shows.
 
            Nigerian goats can produce a surprisingly large amount of milk, for their size. There can be one to eight pounds of milk a day!  The milk has a sweet taste because of the high butterfat content (6% to 10%), and is well-suited for making soap and cheese.  Since Nigerians breed
year-round, the breedings can be staggered
so that the herd will never run dry.

 
        These goats require ventilation for optimal health, and not airtight buildings. Pens should be clean and draft-free, and have no rodents or flies. Also, adequate fencing is required for their small size.
For bedding, fresh straw or hay can be used. Nigerians have a playful nature and love toys and rock piles on which to climb.
They can also survive in cold weather locations.
 
            Regular hoof trimmings should be done on an as needed basis, but hooves should be checked about once a month.
Also, vaccinations and worming are essential for good health.  Goats should have fresh water in clean containers, hay, and pasture.  With proper care, they can live between fifteen to twenty years!

            Nigerian goats breed all year round and can have several kids at one kidding.  As mothers, they are very nurturing and take excellent care of their kids.  Newborns average about 2lbs. and grow quickly.  Breeders find that these goats get along well with other animals and do not necessarily need separate quarters.  Bucks (male goats) become fertile as young as 7 weeks, and does (female goats) can be bred at 7 or 8 months of age, but many breeders wait until the does are a year old or more depending on size and maturity. 

Convinced yet? Now may be the time for you to consider having
your very own tiny little goats. Nigerian goatsThe gentle, loving and playful temperament of the Nigerian Goat makes it easy for them to get along with anyone of any age.  They are also friendly and can be easily trained...and did I mention adorable and FULL of personality!  Whether you want them for your children, for their awesomely tasty milk, to make cheeses or soaps, to enter in shows, or just to try a new, companionable pet, Nigerian goats are sure to be a wonderful addition to any home.