Last Updated: 1/3/2014
Beautiful blue-eyed doe Capriola BSS Amarantine (aka: Comfort) and her wethered yearling son, Caylen available to a wonderful home only! $500 for the pair. Email for more information and updated "fuzzy" photos. Also helping to sell Camanna TI Claribelle (in milk!) and Capriola WS Bella. Herd package deal is a possibility.
Check out our Goat's Milk products just added! As always, everything is handcrafted from start to finish and all-natural!
The results are back! Our entire herd tested negative for CAE once again, June 2010
We own/raise registered Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats on a small "urban farm" near N.W. Portland. Our adventure in raising goats began over six years ago with registered African Pygmy goats. After several bad kidding experiences with our pygmies, we decided to look into the Nigerian Dwarf breed. Having a limited amount of space, our "herd" (if you can call it that ;) is very small (3-4 does) but of the highest quality. Keeping only a few goats gives us more time to give each goat what every animal deserves -- lots of attention and loving care.
There is so much to love about these little dairy goats! Nigerians can produce a good amount of rich, sweet milk, 1-2+ quarts a day; perfect for the small family. Kidding time is always a treat as you never can predict the color of kids that will be born! In addition, there are possibilities for blue eyes and/or polled traits
Our Nigerians are bred for show, pet, and family milking purposes. Our does are bred once a year and milked an average of 8-10 months. We strive for the "complete package" including correct dairy conformation, longevity, beautiful mammary systems, abundant milk producers, and gentle, sweet personalities. Due to very busy schedules, we are not able to attend many shows. We hope to be able to show our goats at least once a year.
We hope you enjoy your visit and will come again soon. Feel free to email us with any questions or comments you may have on our goats or goats in general. We love "talkin' goats" with any and all interested!
Olivia and family ~ Portland, Oregon
Email: wannabacres at msn dot com (Email is the best way to contact!)
Left: Timothy - Sassy's 2008 wether kid ~ Right: My little sister, Aleigha holding baby Jacque in September 2009
"And there is a sufficiency of goat's milk for your food, for the food of your household, and the means of life for your girls." Proverbs 27:27 (NWT)
American Goat Society (AGS) Breed Standard:
The Nigerian Dwarf is a miniature dairy goat originating from West Africa and developed in the United States. The balanced proportions of the Nigerian Dwarf give it an appearance similar to the larger, Swiss breeds of dairy goats. Shorter height is the primary breed characteristic of the Nigerian Dwarf, with does measuring no more than 22 1/2” at the withers and bucks measuring no more than 23 1/2" at the withers.
They are known for their high quality milk, often with exceptionally high butterfat content. Nigerian Dwarves are gregarious, friendly, hardy animals that thrive in almost any climate.The medium length ears are erect and alert. The face is either straight or slightly dished. The coat is of medium length, and straight. The Nigerian Dwarf is the only dairy breed known to occasionally have blue eyes. Both brown & blue eyed animals are encountered with no preference being given to either eye color. Any pattern, color, or combination of colors is acceptable.
Mature Nigerian Dwarf does should be no more than 22 1/2” tall at the withers. Mature Nigerian Dwarf bucks should be no more than 23 1/2" tall at the withers.
American Dairy Goat Association (ADGA):
The Nigerian Dwarf is a miniature breed of dairy goat originating in West Africa and developed in the United States. The balanced proportions of the Nigerian Dwarf give it the appearance of the larger breeds of dairy goats, but does stand no more than 22.5" (57cm) and bucks no more than 23.5" (60cm).
Any color or combination of colors is acceptable. The medium length ears are erect and alert. The face is either straight or dished, and the hair is short and fine.
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