Breed Info

Welcome to the enchanting world of Nigerian Dwarf Goats NY, where petite frames house big personalities and boundless charm. Nestled in the heart of dairy farming, these diminutive darlings stand as the smallest registered dairy breed, proving that greatness often comes in small packages.

Picture a patch of rolling green hills, where these pint-sized wonders frolic with grace, their dainty hooves dancing across the verdant meadows. As the sun casts its golden glow upon their silky coats, their gentle bleats fill the air, weaving a symphony of serenity.

For those seeking companionship with a touch of whimsy, Nigerian Dwarf goats extend an invitation to a world of delight. With personalities as vibrant as the Nigerian sunrise, these creatures bring joy to both young and old. Their calm demeanor and playful spirits make them perfect companions for those seeking solace in the embrace of nature.

But it's not just their captivating presence that makes Nigerian Dwarf goats a treasure trove of benefits. Buyers are offered the assurance of quality care, with the right to have their goat examined by a trusted veterinarian prior to pick up. This commitment to transparency ensures that every goat finds a loving home where they can thrive.

On the day of pick up, a ceremonial dance of inspection ensues as both seller and buyer come together to ensure the health and happiness of their newfound friend. With hearts brimming with anticipation, they welcome their newest addition into the fold, knowing that a lifetime of memories awaits.

And for those concerned about safety, worry not, for all goats are either polled or disbudded before they embark on their journey homeward. This thoughtful gesture ensures not only the well-being of the goat but also the peace of mind of their human companions.

So, whether you seek a faithful companion to accompany you on countryside strolls or a whimsical addition to your family farm, Nigerian Dwarf goats stand ready to weave their magic into your life. With their petite frames and playful hearts, they promise a lifetime of love, laughter, and endless adventures.

The Nigerian dwarf goat is a little dairy goat breed; it's origins beginning in West Africa. The original goats were brought from Africa as to be transported to zoos. Nigerian dwarf goats are well known as pets and family milkers because of the ease of management and their small stature. The milk from Nigerian Dwarf goats is known for its high butterfat content, making it very desirable and useful in making cheese. Nigerian dwarf goats are registered by the American Dairy Goat Association, the Nigerian Dwarf Goat Association the American Goat Society.

The height standard varies slightly between the Goat Associations. Generally the height at the withers should be below 23" and ideally less than 20" depending on if it's a buck or a doe.

The color traits can vary from white to black with virtually everything in-between, along with spots and a multitude of combinations and variations. The Goat Associations have stricter guidelines for color acceptance and conformation and should be referenced if one intends to show their Nigerian Dwarf goats.

Their behavioral tendencies make them great pets. They're gentle, trainable and are very friendly. Socialization is important and bottle feeding can help your goat bond with humans. As with all pets the more positive interaction with humans the better behaved they will be. They also can be trained to walk on a leash and live comfortably in one's residence, however because they are ruminants, being outdoors is preferable and necessary.  Once you have a Nigerian Dwarf Goat, you will be in love and want more.