Nigerian Dwarf Goats

3 posts

Member for

3 weeks 5 days
Last seen: 07/11/2019 - 23:30
Joined: 06/27/2019 - 19:59

Nigerian Dwarf Goats

Hi All!

We're preparing to purchase a property soon with the hopes to (among other things) breed/milk/show Nigerian Dwarf Goats.
I know they are a fairly new breed to Australia, and I have done a general search for breeders in Australia and there are a few. I was after any feedback you might have for purchasing/breeding them here. Any breeders you would recommend or stay clear of? Has there been any issues you've come across with having a new breed.

Thanks!
Gem

Forums
Last seen: 07/07/2019 - 08:55
Joined: 11/23/2011 - 09:38

Hi Gem, Nigerian Dwarf goats are adorable and much the same as any other goat. They were imported into Australia 15-20 years ago. They are as their name suggests from the West coast of Africa. They are a vey popular breed as they are small and make good pets for children and are ideal for small acreages. The Miniature Goat Breeders Association of Australia will be able to give you all the information you need and also the names of breeders, who are members of their association. Their address is: Aust. Miniature Goat Assoc. of Aus. 149 Four Mile Lane Boyland Qld 4275 Ph: 0428430294 I hope this helps. Cheers, Bab Vincent.

Last seen: 07/23/2019 - 22:21
Joined: 02/28/2011 - 14:19

Hi gem,

Welcome to the small farm forum, where about’s are you located?

 Thanks,

Charlie

New Forum Topics

Topic Replies Last post Forum
5522 Total newbies on 8 acres Vic
by shelle on Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:56
5
by shelle
Tue, 07/23/2019 - 19:43
New Members
5765 Warts on my calf
by bek007 on Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:01
3
by admin
Mon, 07/22/2019 - 22:44
Animal Health
5673 Goat Worming
by Brettgarland on Sat, 05/11/2019 - 17:06
6
by hairy goat
Sun, 07/21/2019 - 10:33
Farming Help
5760 green eye crust on lamb
by leahj86 on Tue, 07/09/2019 - 23:08
1
by admin
Sat, 07/20/2019 - 09:19
Sheep
5764 Mulcher vs Slasher
by steventh on Fri, 07/12/2019 - 00:39
7
by steventh
Fri, 07/19/2019 - 22:04
Farm equipment
932 Tractors
by gaz on Fri, 07/13/2012 - 13:53
9
by stevo83
Sun, 07/14/2019 - 19:17
General Forum
5759 3 Point Linkage small Backhoe attachment
by [email protected] on Sat, 07/06/2019 - 10:05
1
by steventh
Sat, 07/13/2019 - 19:36
General Forum
5757 Nigerian Dwarf Goats
by gem7680 on Wed, 07/03/2019 - 17:28
2
by admin
Wed, 07/10/2019 - 09:18
Goats
5733 serrated tussock
by Robdog on Sun, 06/09/2019 - 13:33
3
by Bohdan
Tue, 07/09/2019 - 10:38
Weeds & pests
5742 Chainsaw
by alweller on Fri, 06/28/2019 - 15:21
1
by Brownscows
Sun, 07/07/2019 - 08:25
Discussion groups
3059 Tractor implements... Advice please.
by Mal on Sat, 09/10/2016 - 11:08
2
by [email protected]
Sat, 07/06/2019 - 10:14
Farming Help
5758 Starting a self sufficient/permy/homestead/hobby farm!
by gem7680 on Fri, 07/05/2019 - 13:22
0
by gem7680
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 13:22
New Members
5503 Agistment gone bad!
by frontess on Mon, 04/01/2019 - 21:35
7
by andrewLeL
Tue, 07/02/2019 - 07:19
General Forum
5738 Hello! 50 Acres on the South Coast NSW
by Lilly on Sun, 06/23/2019 - 16:00
1
by Scott Wells
Sun, 06/30/2019 - 20:28
New Members
5735 Ration Feeding Beef Cattle
by Urchy87 on Tue, 06/18/2019 - 19:28
3
by admin
Tue, 06/25/2019 - 12:36
General Forum
5736 New Member - Northern Rivers NSW
by ashcow on Thu, 06/20/2019 - 14:15
1
by admin
Sun, 06/23/2019 - 15:32
New Members
5734 Just bought our first block of land, hello!
by too-many-boys-and-me on Mon, 06/17/2019 - 15:20
1
by admin
Thu, 06/20/2019 - 14:25
New Members
2999 Dexter Cattle or Small Breed/Miniature Cattle Breeders in CQ
by landk2016 on Wed, 07/20/2016 - 08:25
5
by admin
Wed, 06/19/2019 - 22:39
General Forum
2644 Cattle branding - fire v electric
by Comraich on Mon, 11/02/2015 - 14:33
7
by sallyero62
Tue, 06/11/2019 - 15:13
Farming Help
3316 Atherton Tablelands Queensland
by Benfairley on Mon, 01/22/2018 - 17:08
3
by sallyero62
Tue, 06/11/2019 - 15:05
New Members

Our Sponsors

Our Partners