Her dam is our very loved Millie, a NOA doe. Julia is related to- Bingo, Main Man, Jolene, Shortcake, Rose, Happy, DD:  SG CANDLELIGHT SWEET REDEMPTION  9*M. Jenny's dam "Rondi" was FF 3YO! Bingo grew so well she is the youngest doe we have ever bred. She is always happy! As with any goat, they will reach their output level by 3rd freshening. Born 2 weeks after a large group of kids an almost 3 weeks before the  next group, we were her playmates! ~Our PRIORITY is a solid correct udder, high escutcheon, proper leg placement, teat placement, and the  dairy characteristics. Many that start out with Nigies can be very disappointed with the low volume of milk that many produce in their first lactation. ~Breeding for  quality,  production, and confirmation. She was born to be a show girl! Mini lamancha ear genetics Discussion in 'Goat Frenzy' started by deerbunnyfarm, Feb 17, 2016. Fun Facts About LaMancha Goats. Hardy, parasite resistant, keeps her condition easily. Monopoly (then sold as he was too related to use-buck), Strawberry (strawberry's doeling as well -grandaughter to Bingo- Shortcake), Jolene (Jolene's daughter, granddaughter to Bingo- Happy), and Main Main (buck and sire to many kids), also Grand daughter Julia. Trouble is the reason for our love of Miniature Lamanchas, being our first Mini born on our farm we fell in love with this spunky doe soon after she was born. Joined Dec 28, 2012 Messages 9,045 Reaction score 9,936 Points 583 Location Zebulon, NC. Mini Alpine/Mini LaMancha Doeling (Penny - photo on her mom and last two) born April 17th. Dam: Bunker Babes Kahlua Cream. Born 3/3/16. The doeling in question is in my avatar. 2,075. Spoiled and a "follow" us around goat she was pretty independent. Well attached high and tight udder that is socked on! The American LaMancha Breeders Association and its members want to acknowledge and support the contribution that many of our members have made to the US Military. High-quality Lamancha semen costs $150-$250 for 5. She is no stranger to the house! We were even more impressed with her as a 2 year old and 2nd freshener. Blue eyes, Elf ears. Many with small homesteads find these goats to be the best of both worlds. Mastitis issues are extremely rare. She is an excellent forager, very hardy, such an easy keeper and a no fuss goat. All 3 went on to be herdsires. ~Our priority is NOT higher generation, ear type. The breeding that produced Julia is being repeated for 2021. At such a young age she showed such beautiful conformation. Percentages Well bred Miniatures can produced up to 6-8# (3/4-1 gallon) per day by their 2nd freshening! Born Christmas Eve 2020. Dec 13, 2015 Central Arkansas. Unfortunately we were not able to get any FF udder pics due to the 6 month  process of moving and building the barn. Those that cannot be registered are sold as unregistered goats for pet use. Hazel freshened with a gorgeous, well attached udder and nice milkable teats. Strawberry is a doe that we were drawn to soon after birth. Because they cycle every 3 weeks, breeding the Nigerian to kid when it is most convenient for the family's dairy needs is a huge benefit. deerbunnyfarm New Member. Trouble is the reason for our love of Miniature Lamanchas, being our first Mini born on our farm we fell in love with this spunky doe soon after she was born. We are very excited about Bingo! Nigerian Dwarf and Mini LaMancha goats are seen in many beautiful colors and patterns; we love them all, and adore the bearded ladies. Nubian is cute with the floppy ears and Lamancha was once described to be as a dinosaur looking goat which I … She was bred at 7 months and kidded as a FF on her first birthday! The breeding that produced Julia is being repeated for 2021. We love her spirited lil self! We are looking forward to her development and future breeding. Length of lactation can be as short as 5-6 months up to over a year. The Lamancha is filled with personality and intelligence. This is a powerful dam line. We are so pleased with her FF udder and look forward to her 2nd freshening. This is a powerful dam line. Possible discounts if bought in a package. Beautiful lateral attachments, and smooth foreudder excellent orifices and from the first day an easy milker. Milking the mini also has the benefits of higher output because of the larger udders. Strong milk lines, correct structure, and strong general appearance. She is also incredibly wide & growthy like her dam, a trait we like to see in Miniature Lamanchas. True F-1 generation will have elf ears, diligent selective breeding throughout the generations will produce the true "gopher" ear. DD: Wings & Caprines Bingo ismynameO (F-1), Earned her restricted leg toward her v championship, Pictured Left at 8 weeks  ~  Center and Right 5 months, Really appreciating the escutcheon width & height. The benefits of a mini are many. More milk than a Nigie and slightly less than a full size standard, yet all wrapped up in a small package. The blending of two VERY different types of dairy goats can be challenging. Sadly we lost Zephyr (Great Grand dam) shortly before these pics were taken, and never got the chance at the amazing heritage she left. . 1st under ring 2 and 3rd in ring 1 placing behind 2 of our other goats. Strawberry's daughter naturally would be named "Shortcake". D:  Wings & Caprines Bingo ismynameO (F-1). While she is erect eared we feel she has very correct conformation and will be an asset in our breeding program. Milking once a day or twice a day, dam raising kids or pulling kids, single births or multiples, and number of freshenings are all factors in the overall productivity of these charming little goats. They will happily clear your brush, provide you milk, and amuse you for hours on end. At just under 6 weeks of age Julia went Reserve Champion in Ring 2 and was 1st in her Jr class in Ring 1 in the Spring 2020 V-Show. Very powerful doe yet stands at only 25 1/2" and at maturity 130#. Very excited about this doe! Personality wise, I think Lamancha is mellower and easier going and quieter. Her dam is an excellent producer with a beautiful udder and Bingo sure seems like she will follow her wonderful mom. Champion Buck. Because they, every 3 weeks, breeding the Nigerian to kid when it is most convenient for the. Mini LaMancha buckling DOB 11/2/20. For those that have seasonal breeders the Nigerian is a great way to fill in for the times when the seasonal goat needs to "dry off". The Lamancha is a standard size dairy goat breed. MDGA Virtual Show. We have retained her daughter Dreamy and we see no need for more kids. Always doing her own thing. The combination of the high butterfat from both the Nigie and the Lamancha gives rich, creamy milk. We … Res Grand Champion Jr Doe Virtual Fall Show 2017. Muskoka 20/11/2020. So very excited to see Dreamy grow into a young junior doe. Mini Lamancha Breed Standards: The Mini-LaMancha is well known for their docile, even temperament and a steady production of fairly high butterfat. Trouble is a favorite here on the farm! Int Kids- 4th ring 1  & 7th ring 2 out of 13. Beautiful gold eyes with a gorgeous correct head only adds to the overall correctness of this doe! Jenny's dam "Rondi" was FF 3YO! MDGA Registered Experimental . Sass! They are very personable without being overly demanding of your attention. All 3 went on to be herdsires. Their small stature makes them a wonderful choice for the family pet. Left- Milked out for BUiS-  ~ Center- Udder at 16+ Months into lactation ~ Right- Milked out for BUIS, Trouble's first show MDGA Floyd,VA 2019   Judge James Oller, 2nd in both rings behind one of our other jr does. She is super playful and is always good for a jump in our lap! All our kids … F3 American Mini-Lamancha with gopher ears . GCH Thunder-N-Sky Sunrise 1*M. SGCH Vineyard View Kane Amidala 1*M. SG Vineyard View Kauai Lychee 10*M. GCH Vineyard View Kauai Ginny 4*M. Vineyard View Tender Roni 2*M. Vineyard View Vicco Ginevra 3*M. Rafter Diamond L Puanani 1*M. Vineyard View Hoku Caldera 1*M. Wethers start at $45 in pkg, intact bucklings more. testing for CAE and Johnes through our state lab (Rollins) and UC Davis for CL. Available now as bottle baby for $50, or weaned for $125. Very excited about this doe! Jolene kidded in June 2020 with a single doe! She was also quite annoying and constantly underfoot. Sweet creamy milk with excellent feed conversion, amazing personality, hardiness, ability to keep condition in most any environment, the no eared goat just simply cannot be any better! 1st under ring 2 and 3rd in ring 1 placing behind 2 of our other goats. She was bred at 7 months and kidded as a FF on her first birthday! Kidding with ease all 3 freshenings, triplets each kidding. Charlie sure did put his stamp of that chocolate color added with the higher percentage of lamancha, we really see the characteristics we were hoping for. For those that have seasonal breeders the Nigerian is a great way to fill in for the times when the seasonal goat needs to "dry off". I am planning on breeding her in a few months. She has been bred to kid as a yearling for 2021 kids. Lovely FF udder! Strawberry's Shortcake just seemed to fit! Lamanchas are becoming more and more popular, understandably so. 4th freshening again triplets ( all 3 bucks) . In developing  miniatures we believe in the whole package. Feb 17, 2016 #1 . Each goat has its own special personality. Doelings starting around $125+ on up. Millie has had both std lamanchas (registered as rec grade) and mini's (registered grade minis). American Lamancha, or more commonly, simply Lamancha or LaMancha, is a formally recognized breed of dairy goat, first bred in California by Mrs. Eula Fay Frey about 1927. Mini Lamanchas (Lamancha/Nigerian Dwarf crossbreeds) are a popular variation on the breed, and can sometimes be available at a lower price. With no kids her age she stayed up at the house for about a month until she could go with the rest of the babies. … As she matured we could clearly see how she became the herd protector in her group. I have two f1 minimancha doelings. A true Lamancha in Miniature. She is a calm friendly doe that is sweet, yet uncharacteristically not demanding. Happy was born late in the year and was a single to her yearling dam. Looking forward to see her freshen in 2021. Like all smaller goats, they are gentler on the land, eat less, are easy to manage and are great in small family farm/homestead environments. I'm talking like taking running leaps at 6' fencing and leaping over the top. She is a hardy eater with a real hardiness for such a young goat. Trouble will stay in extended lactation indefinitely. She is an incredibly hardy doe who thrives on forage and pasture over hay/feed. Another breeding in her future will be evaluated. Many Lamancha owners discovered this breed after trying other standard breeds, their personality is what wins everyone over! When Charlotte gave us buck/doe twins it was an easy decision to retain Simone'. A kid may be registered as a first generation but look closely, there may be 3, 4, or more generations behind that 1st gen. We are very excited about Bingo! The LaMancha is the only breed developed in America, making it is a truly "made in America breed". ~We SELECTIVELY breed for mini's from our show Lamancha and Nigerian Dwarf Lines, therefore only a few are bred yearly, Bingo is a powerful, yet very dairy, doe. We are so excited about this breeding! Both parents are Mini LaMancha (miniature LaMancha), but she has regular ears. Very excited to watch her grow and mature! Julia is my baby girl. Even at a young age you can clearly see she is a correct doe and has a great future ahead of her. Putting the word out there that if you are interested in either of these dairy goat breeds I have a Facebook page ( Wall Canyon Caprine) that you can follow for sales and information as well as pictures of my breeders! Miniature Lamancha Goats Mini Mancha’s are the perfect addidition to your homestead and we breed for temperament as well as superb milk production. Some have reported their mini's breed year round, however, we have experienced  them as seasonal breeders. All her offspring are lovey, kissy, and clearly inherited her SMILE! We have found this breed to be very hardy and an easy keeper. The Lamancha goat is a member of the Capra genus, specifically Capra aegagrus hircus (sometimes called Capra hircus), like all domestic goats. Mini LaMancha Goat . Love everything about her!. Jenny marches to her own beat. 75% LaMancha/25% Nigerian. As of now, Trouble is our most productive Miniature Lamancha and rivals some of the "big girls". We are members of MDGA (Mini Dairy Goat Association) and our goats are registered through them. Simone's dam Charlot Bronte' was bred specifically in the hope of producing a buck. Loving everything about this girl! Her mom is a great milk producer so far. Having the ability to stagger breedings means you will never have to go for a period without milk. Teat size and orifices are perfect for hand milking and machine milking. She is sweet, calm, always making her way to give love. Millie has had both std lamanchas (registered as rec grade) and mini's (registered grade minis). Charlie sure did put his stamp of that chocolate color added with the higher percentage of lamancha, we really see the characteristics we were hoping for. LaMancha In the early twentieth century, it was noticed that some individuals in large herds of Spanish meat goats had very short ears. We had hoped to get a pic of the 4 generations all together. The does height averages at around 71.12 cm at withers and the male stands about 76.2 cm at withers. 4. Due to her incredible capacity she will be bred for a yearling FF to kid in 2021. Our goal is to breed for good dairy production and longevity, along with proper conformation. The history of the Lamancha is quite amazing and it is that history behind this breed that has made them such an incredible milker. ~A mini mancha is more than just throwing a dwarf over a standard. Our goats are up to date on shots, monitored for parasites, and are tested annually and are negative for CAE, CL and Johne's. after we sold him to sire the litter. Mini-Manchas “Mini-manchas”, as in LaMancha does crossed with Nigerian Dwarf bucks, are sometimes used as pets or homestead dairy goats. I had never had a full sized Lamancha, but my Mini Lamancha had some incredibly naughty behaviors. We borrowed back Charlie (. "Gopher" type ears contain no cartilage but only a ring of skin around the auditory canal. Thank you! There are two types of LaMancha ears. Purebred Lamancha does typically cost between $350-$700. Bred to kid as a yearling, to a std buck she kidded a beautiful 6.5 # single doeling with ease. Some goats may produce 2qts day but have a short lived lactation period. Since then Simone kidded twin bucks, and is a yearling milker (July) 2020. Milking once a day or twice a day, dam raising kids or pulling kids, single births or multiples, and number of freshenings are all factors in the overall productivity of these charming little goats. and Shammy's grandsires. LaManchas today are … unregistered. So far her production on once a day milking is fantastic. The Nigerian has the best feed conversion and produces more cheese per pound due to their high butterfat. There are many factors that need to be understood to get the maximum output on your Nigie. Some will give 1 qt but have steady consistent lactation. Lamancha's is a little milder than Nubian but both are good. She has a beautiful udder with a high and wide escutcheon and strong lateral attachments. 4th freshening again triplets ( all 3 bucks) . Rose is very special to us, her dam Wings & Caprines Princess was a favorite here so we are thankful to have a doe back from that line. Very pleased with her mammary. Growthy as all our minis are in their first year she will be bred to kid mid 2021. Aug 21, 2015 #2 OneFineAcre Herd Master. She requires little feed to maintain proper body condition but will still milk extremely well. When she was born (1 of triplets)  I said MY DREAM GOAT! Her smile reminds us of her Grand dam Zephyr, who we have always referred to as the smiling goat. The combination of the high butterfat from both the Nigie and the Lamancha gives rich, creamy milk. She loves being taken out on lead, walking around to show her stuff and always looking for her human "mom". Born 2 weeks after a large group of kids an almost 3 weeks before the  next group, we were her playmates! Many of our FF were missed due to busyness. Single to her yearling FF dam she sure stole our hearts! We have high hopes for this doeling! Since then Simone kidded twin bucks, and is a yearling milker (July) 2020. One is elf eared, the other has upright. Zephyr- the Smiling Goat is missed. I knew then she wasn't going anywhere and would be Josie's girl! All her offspring are lovey, kissy, and clearly inherited her SMILE! Available. She is on the smaller size, but strong, athletic and hardy. Bred Aug 25th buck is lamancha alpine cross born this may. Mini's can be registered, we have both registered and unregistered. An average good Nigie will produce 1+ qt  a day, and lactate for 10 months. This lil gal technically is a 1st gen, but has 3 generations behind her. We were even more impressed with her as a 2 year old and 2nd freshener. Registered Lamanchas, Recorded Grades, Miniature Lamanchas,  & Nigerian Dwarfs. Hazel is a F1 registered grade Mini-mancha. She was named Dreamy because I have always wanted a black and tan mini lamancha. With much regret, we are selling most of our herd of standard LaManchas as we currently focus on our Mini Lamanchas. Her dam is our very loved Millie, a NOA doe. 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