Nigerian Dwarf Goats For Sale
We have a variety of CLRC registered Nigerian Dwarf Goats for sale throughout the year. Kids are born from February to April. As well as an occasional kidding in August. We do have a wait-list for upcoming breeding's, you can find pairings on our Breeding Schedule tab.
Sales Information - Please Read
We require a 50% deposit, this is required to hold the animal of your choice allowing you time to make the necessary arrangements for transport. A reservation will not be made without a deposit and a reservation is accepted in the order in which payment is received. Deposits are not refundable on cancelled orders. Also as to reservations. As we reserve the right to retain any animal for herd replacement a reservation may not guarantee that your reservation can be fulfilled, if a reserved animal is retained we can transfer your deposit to another animal or refund your deposit.
Part of providing you a healthy animal is maintaining biosecurity measures. Once an animal leaves our care it cannot return. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Buyer is responsible for all shipping costs which includes but is not limited to; shipping fees, shipping crate and health papers, vet fees associated with any testing and testing fees. We cannot control the shipping/transport conditions nor anything about the new home, so cannot be responsible for what happens with them after they leave us. Kids are to be picked up/shipped after weaning unless other arrangements have been agreed upon in advance. Weaning takes place between 8-10 weeks for bucklings and 10-12 weeks for doelings. The remaining balance is due at pick up. Any animals not picked up after 14 days past the original pickup day (or an agreed upon alternate date) forfeit their deposit and the animal is put back up for sale.
Why we ask not to disbud?
We typically do not disbud, instead we offer naturally polled goats. If disbudding is necessary there is an extra fee for our vet to disbud. Our vet By requesting for disbudding the buyer agrees that we are not responsible for scurs after disbudding and they understand that there is always a chance of them re-growing. Horns are said to play a role in thermoregulation by acting as a cooling mechanism. Horns can also help protect animals against predators. We find that goats that have horns do less wear and tare on fencing because they can scratch areas with their horns instead of rubbing on fencing. The process of disbudding is painful to the kid and ourselves. We do understand that showing Nigerian Dwarf Goats require disbudded or polled.
Why Nigerian Dwarfs?
These lively animals are incredibly social and quickly become part of the family.
Nigerian Dwarf goats have a relatively long lifespan, 12- 14 years.
Unlike some animals, you can breed Nigerian goats at any time of the year.
For weight, expect your Nigerian Dwarf goat to weigh between 60 and 80 pounds. They are definitely much smaller in size than full-size goats.
Nigerian Dwarf goats are exactly what you need for a fun, energetic new pet.
Needing very little space to play, Nigerian dwarf goats are small in size but big in heart
Besides being able to produce good-tasting milk, Nigerian Dwarf goats are also good at being companions. Not only do they make good pets, but they can also provide social support for the elderly and even help those with anxiety issues.
What do Nigerian Dwarfs Need?
Many owners find that providing a few “toys” for the goats provides them with hours of caprine entertainment. Tree stumps, rocks, or large cable spools are great for “king of the mountain” games and jumping. Just be sure to keep them away from the fence to avoid giving herd escape artists means to roam your neighborhood!
Most breeders feed a 12–18% protein goat feed or dairy ration. It must not contain urea as this is toxic to goats. Many breeders give less grain if good pasture and browse are available. Hay or pasture should always be provided in abundant supply. Fresh water in clean containers should also be available at all times.
Worming should be done several times a year. Your vet can suggest any special supplements (such as selenium), additional immunizations, and a recommended wormer and worming schedule for your particular herd based on your area and known preventative health measures.
What Temperament do they have?
Dwarf goats are gentle, lovable, and playful. Their calm, even temperament, and engaging personalities make them suitable companions for all, including children, the disabled, and the elderly. Even breeding bucks are handled easily. They make wonderful pets and great animal projects for young children in 4H.
Why a Wether and not a Doe?
If you are looking for a pet, Wethers are the most friendly, loving pets out there. They do not get stinky like intact bucks. Does go into heat once a month, they can be very loud in these times. Wethers are less expensive than does and require less grain. When young, bucklings tend to be the most outgoing and loving of all. Some would even rather come to you for attention than eat grain with everyone else. They just want to be loved and held, and spend their time with you.