Nubian Goats

    We have started raising Nubian dairy goats.  These goats are very nice and come running when you call them.  They are a great pet and love to be around you.  Right now we have 7 does a weather and a buck.  We should have kidds in the spring ready for purchase.  All of our goats are raised on the farm and are what our girls show in 4-H.  Above is a picture of our youngest daughter, Allison, showing Comet as a 2 year old wether.

    The Anglo-Nubian, or simply Nubian in the United States, is a breed of domestic goat.  The breed was developed in Great Britain of native milking stock and goats from the Middle East and North Africa. Its distinguishing characteristics include large, pendulous ears and a "Roman" nose. Due to their Middle-Eastern heritage, Anglo-Nubians can live in very hot climates and have a longer breeding season than other dairy goats. Considered a dairy or dual-purpose breed, Anglo-Nubians are known for the high butterfat content of their milk, although on average, the breed produces less milk than other dairy breeds.

    Anglo-Nubians are large, with does weighing at least 135 pounds and 175 pounds for bucks. The minimum height of the breed, measured at the withers, is 30 inches for does and 35 inches for bucks.  Like most dairy goats, they are normally kept hornless by disbudding within approximately two weeks of birth.