Welcome to Wild Acres CLRC Registered Nubian Goat Herd!
At Wild Acres in Armstrong, BC we breed, show and sell quality CLRC registered Nubian dairy goats. Our colourful and show winning Nubians are healthy and come from many generations of champion milk lines. Our herd is tested for health, bred for correct confirmation, dairy character and supports strong mammary systems.
Our herd of registered Nubians has a limited selection of available goats for sale each year. Therefore we recommend that you order early. A reservation will not be made without a deposit and a reservation is accepted in the order in which payment is received. An order form with the dam/sire information will be sent to you via email. Registrations are mailed out from the CLRC.
Our herd name is “Willows Wild” and our Nubian herd is under my name with the
Canadian Livestock Records Corporation
Carolyn Selent Wild (WIL) Member No. 5392701
Registered Prefix WILLOWS WILD
Tattoo Letters WIL
Please click on the blue link below to view the pedigrees of our registered Nubian goats
- Please ask us about our waiting list for Nubian goat kids and see our goat sales page policies for more details. You can email us at email@example.com or call us (see out contact page).
- There is a 50% deposit per goat and it is not refundable unless we cannot supply the order.
- If we cannot supply the order your deposit can be carried over to the following year , transferred to another available goat or returned.
- Our does are due to birth between March – June.
- Doelings are entered into Interior Provincial Exhibition in Armstrong, BC and available for pick up after the show is completed at the end of August/early September.
- We do not sell unregistered does or doelings.
- Registered bucks, non-registered and wethers are available at 2 months of age.
- Deposits are not refundable on cancelled orders. Thank you to everyone that has added a Wild Acres registered Nubian(s) to their farm.
Our herd health is important to us as we use our goat milk extensively. All of our Nubian stock was CAE and Johne’s tested on 9/02/16. One of our young bucks also tested negative for G6-S in July, 2019. Our Nubian bucks and does are only used for our own breeding program.
There are more pictures of our Nubian goats on the farm and at the shows on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/wildacres.ca
All does entered in the IPE or any other goat show must pass a vet exam prior to letting the public in and showing.
This is the 2019 IPE results of the Dairy Goat Show including
Wild Acres Nubian Goats
Nubian, Junior Division: Dry yearlings, 12 to 24 months:
WILLOWS WILD ANNA -[CAN]CN149209
Nubian, Junior Division: Junior Champion & Reserve Champion
Nubian, Senior Champion & Reserve Champion
WILLOWS WILD ELSA -[CAN]N149208
Nubian, Junior Division: Junior Champion & Reserve Champion – Reserve
Nubian, Senior Champion & Reserve Champion – Reserve
Group Class: Get of Sire 2nd Place
Parade of Champions – Interior Provincial Exhibition 2018 for Grand Champions and Reserve Champion Goats
2 Year Old Milkers – Grand Champion and Reserve Champion
2017 West National Goat Show and the Interior Provincial Exhibition (IPE):
1st, 2nd and 3rd place Dry Yearlings as well as Junior Champion
2017 Salmon Arm Fair: 1st Place Dry Yearling and Reserve Champion
and winners of Get of Sire and Prodigy of Dam
Feel free to call us or send us an email if you have any questions.
Registered Does starting at $600
Registered Nubian Bucks starting at $500 (sold for 2021)
Non-Registered Nubian Bucks $300 (sold for 2021)
Nubian Wethers $200 (sold for 2021)
50% deposit per goat. Bucks will be ready for their new homes at about 8 weeks of age. Available doelings are sold after the Interior Provincial Exhibition at the end of August/early September. All registered stock is sold disbudded, tattooed, wormed and vaccinated.
“Our Nubian Goat Farm Story”
In April 2013, we put a deposit on our first pair of registered Nubian dairy goats that we purchased from Cherry Bolduc at her farm Mostly Minis, in Armstrong, BC. Cherry’s Nubian stock came from many generations of registered champion show lines. I was impressed by her knowledge of Nubians, her tack room filled with show ribbons and her display of diary goat paraphernalia. Her herd was well cared for and they had all tested negative for CL.
Our beautiful twin doelings came from a cherished Grand Champion doe named CHERRY TN VENZA-(CAN)N110220. Her two predecessors were also Grand Champion does and their strong genes are still present in our current stock.
Our whole family fell in love with these intelligent and charming twin does. We were excited about being able to produce large quantities goat milk, cheese and yogurt for our family consumption. Our does seemed to have a never-ending supply of milk and even our relatives, friends, dogs and cats reaped the benefits.
I milked our first two does for a year and seven months straight and I could have continued but I weaned them due to their impeding pregnancies. Each goat produced between two quarts to a gallon of milk each a day depending on whether I milked them once or twice a day. We vary our milking schedule from once a day to twice a day depending on the needs of our Nubian goat kids and our household. We may also allow the kids to take all the milk for themselves depending on our needs as well as theirs.
“Our Nubian Herd Growth Plans”
We retain a herd of ten does, a buck from the Green Goddess line as well as a couple of bucks from our own breeding program. We strive for improvement in body conformation, udder attachment, milk production and the overall health of our breeding herd. We enjoy showing our Nubians, raising awareness of this breed and watching happy goat kids run around our hills. Our Nubian milk products are always welcome at friends and family meals.
We have a waiting list for our upcoming kids and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have concerning our beautiful Nubian goat family.
“Nubian Goat History and Facts”
The Anglo-Nubian, or simply Nubian in the United States, is a breed of domestic goat. The breed was developed in Great Britain of native milking stock and goats from the Middle East and North African. Its distinguishing characteristics include large, pendulous ears and a “Roman” nose. The Roman nose, amazing colours and pendulous ears make the breed instantly recognizable. Due to their Middle-Eastern heritage, Nubians can live in very hot climates and have a longer breeding season than other dairy goats.
Considered a dairy or dual-purpose breed, Nubians are known for the high butterfat content of their milk. Compared with other breeds, the milk of the Nubian goat is high in both butterfat and protein, tests having shown an average of 4.8% butterfat and 3.8% protein. It is for this reason that the milk is of such interest to cheese-makers. Where emphasis is placed on flavour and quality, the milk of an Nubian goat cannot be beaten.
Nubians are highly intelligent animals. Once shown the correct way of doing something, for example being let out of their pen to be milked and where to stand, a Nubian will walk itself, jump up and wait to be milked. It is a breed which improves with age and there are instances of females breeding and milking well when past twelve years of age. Many animals of the breed are prolific and renowned for their fertility. Twins, triplets or quadruplets being common when the dam is well managed.
The Nubian is also suited to meat production, the kids growing quickly and putting on flesh easily. It is a very useful dual purpose animal. It is one of the heaviest and tallest breeds of goat with does weighing at least 135 pounds (61 kg) and 175 pounds (79 kg) for bucks. The minimum height of the breed, measured at the withers, is 30 inches (76 cm) for does and 35 inches (89 cm) for bucks. The Anglo Nubian Goat Society discusses weighing and measuring Nubians.