I'm pretty sure I know the answer to this question, but want to run it by you guys anyway. My yearling doe, 3/4 Oberhasli and 1/4 Alpine, just had very pretty twin does. Their father is a Nigerian Dwarf buck, so they are minis. I gave their father to a friend who raises Nigies (he is a screamer and I got tired of listening to him), and bought a nice Oberhasli buck kid. I'm thinking that it would not be wise to breed the Ober buck to the mini does -- am I correct? I have someone who wants to buy them, am just tempted to keep them, but they'd have to produce, and I don't want to endanger them!
it will depend on the size these doelings turn out to be, if they are a F1 cross they could be very small or medium sized if they are a good size then yes you can breed them, if they are tiny then no probably not,
Thanks. I think I'll let them go to the person who wants them -- I wouldn't mind having some of the rich milk that they'd give, but it isn't worth the risk. We do have a neighbor with a pygmy buck and I could probably breed them to him, but there's always a chance of my Oberhasli buck getting to them. Better to just get them off the place.
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