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  1. Bad daddy pig?

    Pigs
    Hi everyone! I have a breeding pair of American guinnea hogs. They are one year and this is my first time doing pigs. I’m pretty sure ruby is pregnant- she showed signs of heat a couple times , and then the last time the heat signs never subsided. The problem is, or maybe it’s not a problem...
  2. Rabbit Breeding Issues

    Rabbits
    Hi. My family is new to breeding rabbits. We have 5 does. I bred all five does and they all had 3 fall offs but none of them have had any kits! No signs nothing! None are nesting or pulling hair. All they do is poop and pee in the boxes. 3 females are about a year old and the other 2 are about...
  3. Help with rabbits!

    Homesteading Questions
    Hi. My family is new to breeding rabbits. We have 4 bucks and 5 does. I bred all five does and they all had 3 fall offs but none of them have had any kits! No signs nothing! None are nesting or pulling hair. All they do is poop and pee in the boxes. 3 females are about a year old and the other 2...
  4. Buying a temp buck - your thoughts?

    Goats
    I want to get some Nigerians for milk but there aren't any buck owners in my area that offer stud service. Would it be wildly illogical to just buy a buck to service the does and then try to resell it? Or have any of yall done this? I feel like I don't have any other options at this point. So...
  5. Creating a new breed

    Working and Companion Animals
    I'm a tiny hobby companion breeder of a purebred working gundog (but today is mostly just a companion breed). Being a [former] purebred elitist I can tell you that getting a closed stud book breed club to sanction an outcross to improve a breed and widen a gene pool is next to impossible unless...
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