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Award Winning ADGA Nigerian Dwarf Breeders. Better Wayz Nigerian Dwarf Goats and Baby Goats for sale.

Learn about Nigerian Dwarf goats, how to buy a goat and goat care. We breed for heavy milk production, excellence in conformation, easy to milk (large) teats and of course personality! We offer full support and mentoring for new goat owners.

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All our babies are bottle raised and love human affection! We have baby goats for sale (kids). We raise Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats. Pygmy goats and fainting goats are also miniature goats but they are both meat breeds. Nigerian Dwarf goats are the only DAIRY dwarf goat. We are located in the central Virginia area in Charlottesville, VA.



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Questions about buying a new goat?

When looking to buy a goat, it is important to know what your goals are. Are you looking for excellent milk production? Are you looking for goats with the potential to be show goats? Are you just wanting some super cute little pet goats? Are you looking for registered goats? Here are some answers to some of the most common questions new goat owners ask.

  1. Should I buy a registered goat?
  2. There are many reasons that buying registered goats make sense. It costs the same to feed and care for a registered goat as it does for an unregistered goat. Registered goats are generally going to be more expensive, but there is long term value to consider... read more...

  3. What type of shelter do goats need?

  4. Goats need basic housing to keep them dry (goats HATE to get wet) and to protect them from wind during the winter. Do you have predetor issues? Coyotes, bear and fox can all be predators of goats, but the #1 killer of goats is... read more....

  5. What type of fencing do goats need?

  6. Your goats will need a large enough fenced in area for them to be able to run around, jump and play. If they are not going to be on pasture, their fenced in area should still ... read more...

  7. What do goats eat?

  8. Goats are browsers, they love many weeds, pasture grasses, leaves and shrubery. There are some plants that are poisonous to goats. Some are more poisoness than others... read more...

  9. What type of care do goats need?

  10. Are goats hard to take care of? Do goats require a lot of care? Not really so much! Other than providing clean water every day, free choice minerals ... read more...

  11. How big do Nigerian Dwarf goats get?

  12. ADGA Nigerian Dwarf goat breed standards state that the Nigerian Dwarf doe should be between 17" and 22.5" at the withers (thats the top of the shoulders). Nigerian Dwarf goats are the only dwarf dairy goat breed. You can read more about the Nigerian Dwarf goat breed standards here: ADGA Nigerian Dwarf Goat Breed Standards

  13. Want to learn more?
  14. Consider scheduling a farm visit to meet, greet and learn "All About Goats"! For more info see the "All About Goats" section on the "Tours & Classes" tab.
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Baby Goats

All baby goats are ready to go to their new homes - ON A BOTTLE - at 2 weeks old. They will need to be fed 3x a day for at least a few weeks and then can be weaned to 2x a day. They can go to 1x a day around 8-9 weeks old. They should be bottlefed for a minimum of 12 weeks old. 

If you are brand new to goats, I can help you out with a few sample sizes of some common meds and items you should have on hand.  The babies are used to Pritchard nipples.  I get the ones with a washer, they don't leak in any bottle type. The ones without a washer leak in all but a few bottle types. Here is a helpful link to pritchard nipples, but you can find them elsewhere as well: https://www.premier1supplies.com/p/pritchard-teat?criteria=pritchard


A NOTE ABOUT MY PRICING
I want to explain the VALUE I feel you get when purchasing from me. If you already have goats, you probably understand the value and that is why you are here. ;) For newcomers to the wonderful world of goats, ... read more...



Wondering why all the different prices for different breedings? The prices are based on many factors, including, LA scores from the buck/doe AND their lines, DHIR records from the buck/doe AND their lines, age of the doe (first freshener's kids are going to be generally cheaper, a doe with only a kidding left in her may have their kids priced higher...etc.), predictability of the outcome of the breeding (linebreeding, repeat breeding...etc.).

Bottle kids need a similar age, 100% bottle kid buddy (doesn't have to be from me!). For the kid's sake, and for yours, for a pleasant purchasing experience for everyone, PLEASE make sure you have another similar age, 100% bottle kid buddy for any kids you get from me. If you have dam raised kids only, the dams won't let the new kid near them. The new kid will be so desperate for companionship, he will keep going back and the dams will step up their agression until they hurt the new kid. Please make sure you have another 100% bottle buddy for them! I usually have some available.   Wether companions (to girls or bucks) are only $150 and you could easily just sell the companion after your doe kid is well established into the herd. So much better for the kid, so much less stress. Regular price for wethers is $200. For those buying JUST wethers, I do require minimum purchase of two. :)



Actual Reservations (with deposits) can be made for any buck kids AND/OR for pet bottle babies (wethers) AND/OR doe kids IF you are wanting a doe kid(s) from ANY breeding. You can still pick the colors or ones you like the best out of the group I'll have available. I'm just not taking doe kid reservation for specific breedings since I end up keeping so many for myself. :) **You'll need to message me to place an actual reservation.**

For reservations you MUST message me, but it doesn't hurt to message me if you're just getting on the interest list too. My preferred method of contact is FB messenger, profile- Kathy Beck-Mullins or text or email if you don't do FB abetterwaygoats@gmail.com (quicker response through FB messenger). Thanks!

Pet bottle babies (not registered) are $200 each. With our buy one get one half off deal, a pair is just $300! Click HERE for details!


Reservations shown below are for buck kids only. I do take reservation for doe kids, just not on specific breedings. Reservations are taken with a $150 deposit and are a guaranteed spot.   
Please read the Sales and Reservation Policy by clicking *HERE*.

Limited time deal:

******Buy one, get one 50% off!!!! *******
                    Click HERE for details!


2024 Kidding Schedule
DoeBuckDue Date Kid InfoNotes
****Listed in order of due date, then oldest to youngest for those still not bred****

** *************  Buy one, get one half off on ALL kids!!!!!!
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*an asterisk after due date means confirmed bred by ultrasound
*moonspots are possible in ANY of our breedings *reservations shown in this column are for buck kids only
Love Goddess
Better Wayz Love Goddess
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
01/01/2024*

kidded 01/02/24
single buck
Bucks: $600

Does: will be retained
reservations:
BJ

None Available
Kisses
Better Wayz Kisses
Bravehart
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
01/01/2024*

kidded 01/01/24
triplet bucks
Bucks: $500

Does: $1000 (may be retained)
None Available
Java
Better Wayz Mocha Java
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
01/01/2024*

kidded 01/04/24
2 bucks
1 doe
Bucks: $650

Does: will be retained
reservations:
AR

None Available
Joy
Better Wayz Is A Joy
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
01/02/2024*

kidded 01/02/24
buck/doe twins
Bucks: $550

Does: $1200 (may be retained)
reservations:
AR

None Available
Faith
Better Wayz Faith
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
01/04/2024*

kidded 01/02/24
triplet does
Bucks:$500

Does: $1200 (may be retained)
None Available
Pie
Better Wayz Pumpkin Pie
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
01/04/2024*

kidded 01/04/24
2 bucks
1 doe
Bucks: $450

Does: $1200 (may be retained)
None Available
Molly
Better Wayz Molly
Bravehart
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
01/06/2024*

kidded 01/06/24
single doe
Bucks: $500

Does: $1200 (may be retained)
None Available
Foxie
Better Wayz Foxie
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
01/06/2024*

kidded 01/05/24
2 bucks
Bucks: $500 (may retain 1st buck)

Does: $1000 (may be retained)
None Available
Radiance
Better Wayz Radiance
BH
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
01/07/2024*

kidded 1/8/2024
2 bucks
2 does
Bucks: $500

Does: $1100 may be retained)
None Available

Dreamsicle
Better Wayz Dreamsicle
BH
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
01/08/2024*

kidded 1/10/24
1 buck
2 does
Bucks: $550

Does: $1200 (may be retained)
 None Available
LadyGaga
Better Wayz LadyGaga
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
01/08/2024*

kidded 01/06/24
1 buck
2 does
Bucks: $450

Does: $1000  (may be retained)
None Available
Swinger
Better Wayz Swing To D Rhythm
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
01/10/2024*

Kidded 01/09/24
1 buck
2 does
Bucks: $850

Does: $1500 (may be retained)
None Available
Tropicana
Better Wayz Tropicana Rose
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
01/10/2024*

kidded 01/10/24
2 bucks
1 doe
Bucks: $450

Does: $1000 (may be retained)
None Available
Sahara
Better Wayz Tea In The Sahara
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
1/11/2024*

kidded 01/13/24
1 buck
1 doe
Bucks: $450

Does: $900 (may be retained)
None Available
Loveseeker
Better Wayz eHarmony Loveseeker
BH
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
01/12/2024*

kidded 1/11/24
1 buck
1 doe
Bucks: $600

Does: $1000 (likely to be retained)
None available
Dazzle
Better Wayz Dazzle
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
01/15/2024*

kidded 1/17/24
1 buck
1 doe
Bucks: $450

Does: $900 (may be retained)
None Available
Funshine
Better Wayz Funshine Carabear
Gaston
Better Wayz Gaston
01/17/2024*

kidded 1/18/24
1 buck
1 doe
Bucks: $1250 (will retain 1st buck)


Does: $1500 (may be retained)
reservations:
KA

None Available
Queenie
Better Wayz Queenie
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
1/17/2024*

kidded 1/16/2024
3 does
Bucks: $850

Does: $1400 (may be retained)
None Available

reservations:
MH
Slipper
Better Wayz Glass Slipper
BH
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
1/17/2024*

kidded 1/18/24
1 doe
Bucks: $500

Does: $1000 (may be retained)
None Available
Rockstar
Better Wayz Rockstar
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
1/19/2024*

kidded 1/19/24
2 bucks
1 doe
Bucks: $500

Does: $1200 (may be retained)
None Available
Violet
Better Wayz Violet
Bravehart
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
01/21/2024*

kidded 1/19/24
1 buck
Bucks: $450

Does: $850 (may be retained)
None Available
Dreamer
Better Wayz Lucid Dreamer
Khan
Better Wayz Chakra Khan
02/01/2024*

kidded 2/2/24
1 buck
1 doe
Bucks:$400

Does: $900 (may be retained)
None available
Dot
Better Wayz Swiss Dot
Khan
Better Wayz Chakra Khan
02/04/2024*

kidded 2/3/24
1 buck
Bucks: $500 (may retain 1st buck)

Does: $1250 (may be retained)
reservations:
BS

None Available
Duffy
Better Wayz Duffy
Bravehart
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
02/09/2024*

kidded 2/8/2024
1 doe
Bucks: $450

Does: $1000 (may be retained)
None Available
Hugs
Better Wayz Baby Hugs Carabear
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
02/11/2024*

kidded 2/12/24
2 bucks
Bucks:$800

Does: will be retained
None available

reservations:
KS
LD
Party
Better Wayz Party Girl
Bravehart
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
02/11/2024

kidded 2/13/24
1 doe (DOA)
Bucks: $650

Does: $1300 (may be retained)
None Available
Cutie
Better Wayz Swiss Cutie
Khan
Better Wayz Chakra Khan
02/11/2024*

kidded 2/12/24
1 buck
1 doe
Bucks: $500 (may retain one)

Does: $1100 (may be retained)
None available
Annie
Better Wayz My Annie Rose
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
02/13/2024*

kidded 2/14/24
1 buck
3 does
Bucks: $500

Does: $1300 (may be retained)
None Available

reservations:
SL
Beauty
Better Wayz Swiss Beauty
Bravehart
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
02/14/2024*

kidded 2/14/24
2 bucks
1 doe
Bucks: $800
(may retain)

Does: will be retained
None Available

reservations:
AD
LD

GM
Pepper
Better Wayz Pepper
Bravehart
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
02/14/2024*

kidded 2/15/23
1 buck
Bucks: $450

Does: $1000 (may be retained)
None Available
Coco
Better Wayz Swiss Coco
Bravehart
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
02/16/2024*

kidded 2/15/24
1 buck
1 doe
Bucks: $550

Does: $1300 (may be retained)
None available

reservations:
SL
Happy
Better Wayz U Mocha Me Happy
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
2/16/2024*

kidded 2/18/24
1 buck
Bucks: $1000

Does: will be retained
None available

reservations:
AD
Jeannie
Better Wayz I Dream Of Jeannie
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
02/18/2024*

kidded 2/19/24
1 buck
1 doe
Bucks: $800

Does: $1400 (may be retained)
None Available

reservations:
KGM


Isabelle
Better Wayz Isabelle
Khan
Better Wayz Chakra Khan
02/22/2024*

kidded 2/20/24
4 bucks
1 doe
Bucks: $1500 (1 buck is being retained)

Does: will be retained
None Available

reservations:
JB, AK, CH
Summer
Better Wayz Summer Solstice
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
02/24/2024

kidded 2/27/24
1 buck
Bucks: $450

Does: $1200 (may be retained)
None Available

click here for video
Harmony
Better Wayz Harmony Carabear
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
02/26/2024*

kidded 2/25/24
1 buck
3 does
Bucks: auction

Does: will be retained
None Available
Tuggers
Better Wayz Tuggers
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
02/27/2024*

kidded 2/25/24
3 bucks
1 doe
Bucks: $550

Does: $1200 (likely be retained)
None Available
Kissimmee
Better Wayz Kissimmee
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
03/02/2024*

kidded 3/4/24
2 bucks
Bucks: $700

Does: $1400 (may be retained)
None Available

reservations:

CR
TS
Angel
Better Wayz Earth Angel Rose
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
03/02/2024*

kidded 3/2/24
2 bucks
1 doe
Bucks: $500

Does: $1200 (may be retained)
None available

reservations:
SC

Autumn
Better Wayz Autumn
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
03/09/2024*

kidded 3/9/24
1 buck
2 does
Bucks: $700

Does: $1300 (may be retained)
None Available

reservations:
TS
Aphrodite
Better Wayz Aphrodite
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
03/09/2024*

kidded 3/9/24
2 bucks
2 does
Bucks: $1000

Does: will be retained
None available

reservations:
AB
CR
Sunflower
Better Wayz Sunflower
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
03/14/2024*

kidded 3/16/24
1 buck
Bucks: $450

Does: $1000 (may be retained)
None Available

reservations:
AB
Love Potion
Better Wayz LovePotion Num Nine
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
03/16/2024*

kidded 3/16/24
3 does
Bucks: $800

Does: $1000 (may be retained)
None available

reservations:
CH
Cuddles
Better Wayz Cuddles
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
03/16/2024*

kidded 3/16/24
1 buck
1 doe
Bucks: $700

Does: $1000 (may be retained)
None Available

reservations:
CS
Baby Tugs
Better Wayz Baby Tugs Carabear
Hunk
Better Wayz Is A Hunk
03/23/2024*

kidded 3/23/24
1 buck
1 doe
Bucks: $850

Does: $1200 (may be retained)
None available

reservations:

CS

Bizzy
Better Wayz Bizzy Bee
Bravehart, Khan Or Swiss Mister. Will DNA and possibly sell buck after results (was supposed to be Swiss Mister). 03/28/2024*

kidded 3/28/24
2 bucks
Bucks: TBD

Does: will be retained
None Available
Ella
Better Wayz Ella
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
04/05/2024

kidded 4/7/24
2 bucks
2 does
Bucks: $800 (may retain a buck)

Does: $1400 (may be retained)
None Available
Carabear
Better Wayz Carabear
Swiss Mister OR Bravehart, will DNA 04/06/2024

kidded 4/7/24
1 doe
Bucks: TBD

Does: will be retained

None available
Dreamy
Better Wayz Dreamy
Bravehart
Better Wayz Bravehart Carabear
04/08/2024

kidded 4/7/24
2 bucks
Bucks: $450

Does: $900 (may be retained)
2 bucks available

click here for video
Godiva
Better Wayz Lady Godiva
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
04/08/2024*

kidded 4/5/24
2 does
Bucks: $500

Does: $900 (may be retained)
1 doe available

click here for video
         
2024 Kidding Season IS DONE!!!!!!!! 62 Boys
54 Girls
Thank you everyone for your support!!! WOO HOO!!!
     
     
SwissMiss
Better Wayz SwissMiss Carabear
Titan
Better Wayz Mighty Titan
Not bred Bucks: Auction opening at $1500 (will be retaining 1st buck)

Does: will be retained
Not bred. Will wait for regular 2024 breeding season now
Cheer
Better Wayz Cheer Carabear
Mister
Better Wayz Swiss Mister
Not bred Bucks: $550

Does: will be retained
 

 
   




                                                                                       

                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                         





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