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DHI or DHIR is Dairy Herd Improvement Registry - meaning the does are on ADGA milk test to earn their "stars".The Stars and other acronyms like SG (Supreme Genetics) indicate quality within a pedigree. Wethers are exempt from both of these as they cannot milk, and cannot reproduce.

Our 2 day old bucklings that we are not retaining are sold for $50.00 each, are wethered and disbudded. It is the buyers responsibility to obtain their milk after we give their colostrum. Bottle started wethers that we are retaining or selling at a later date have more time and effort into them thus have a higher price of $125.00. Our registered doelings from FF's at a week old are $200.00. All are Tattooed before leaving the premises, and pet wethers are registered with ADGA's wether ID program.

The market prices here are not great - 60 lb. goats sell for on average $35.00. Dairy kids bring much less than Boer or Boer Cross. Spanish can move well, if their colors have no Swiss markings. Keep in mind, this is changes from week to week, and depending on the supply and demand of certain ethnic holidays.

Kelly :)
 
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