If you're looking for a small dairy breed, Nigerian dwarf goats (not to be confused with Pygmy goats) may be what you looking for. Nigerian Dwarf Goats aren't actually dwarfs; they are proportional to larger, standard goats. These small goats originated in Africa as dairy goats. Their rich, high butterfat milk at 6 to 10 percent making it so creamy that it's often preferred over cow's milk. Nigerian Dwarf goat milk tastes the best among the dairy breeds and a Nigerian Dwarf doe can produce a surprising amount of sweet milk for her small size.
Raising Nigerian Dwarf Goats is not only a great way to provide healthy goat milk for your family, it is fun and rewarding, and children will particularly enjoy taking care of and playing with these affectionate little goats. Nigerian Dwarf Goats’ gentle personalities, make them ideal to keep as pets.