Below are the most frequently asked questions that we get. We will add more as people ask more questions.
Why Mini Nubians?– The short answer is: we wanted a smaller goat that would produce great milk. The rest is much longer but here are the high points. We like the way they look, their personalities, and the ears. But for us it was more about the milk
Why do you breed?– Well, we want the milk. In order to get the milk, we need to breed them. We also only breed for what we are able to keep. So if we didn’t sell last years babies, we will be very selective on who we breed the following year.
Do you sell the milk?– Unfortunately, no. The stated of Georgia does not allow the sale of unpasteurized (raw) goat milk for human consumption. To be fair, we are not set up for that right now anyways. We are looking to do something with it in the future, but not right now.
How often do you have babies?– Currently, we have two breeding “seasons”. March and July, so babies should be ready around May and September-ish. We are looking to move towards a year round approach but we are not there yet.
Do you require deposits?– Sort of. We require a deposit if you want a wether or horned goat. We do this because if we do either of those two things it is a permanent modification, or lack of. If you back out of the deal, then I am stuck with a wether that could have been a herd sire but now can’t because he is castrated. Or if you want a horned goat and back out, then I am stuck with a goat that is more likely to get stuck in fencing.
Are deposits refundable or transferable?– No and for the same reasons as listed above. If you are on a waitlist or know that you want a doe from a certain breeding and she only gives bucks? You can transfer that deposit to another breeding.
Do you sell bottle babies?– Uh, sort of. We will not sell a baby as a bottle baby unless in certain and extreme situations. We believe that babies should stay with mama unless there is an issue. For example: mama dies or rejects kids. If the baby is bottled due to health concerns, it will not be sold until 100% healthy.
Do you vaccinate?– Every baby will leave this farm with it’s CDT vaccine and a copper bolus on board. They have also been on coccidia preventative since 3 weeks old and get another preventative every 3 weeks until they are about 6 months old. We do not send preventative with the goats at this time due to supply shortages. However, I will send you a link on the type we use. You can also consult your vet about getting some as well.
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