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Miniature Farm Animals for Sale in Florida

Mini Goats | Miniature Pigs | Miniature Cattle | Mini Cows

Advantages of Mini Farm Animals

Many small breed farm animals may be raised as pets such as mini or dwarf goats, mini pigs, mini cows, or miniature donkeys, and can thrive on smaller acreage. Mini farm animals are easier to handle, and these miniature animals require much less feed and forage than their full size cousins.

However, these small breed versions of large farm animals still require the same care and attention as any farm animal. And as small breeds, mini cows and mini goats produce less milk than their full size cousins.

Nigerian Dwarf Goats

baby nigerian dwarf goatsNigerian Dwarf Goats are often referred to as Nigerian Dwarf Milking Goats as they are bred to be small, but to provide a good amount of milk. As the name suggests, these goats originate from Nigeria where land and forage is scarce. However, there are better milk producing goats that are not too much larger. For example, the miniature Nubian goat provides more milk for the feed buck. Nigerian Dwarf goats have a reputation as not easy keepers so a little research on your part might go a long way before jumping in.

Pygmy Goats or Mini Goats

Some breeds of small goats are known as pygmy goats, and like dwarf goats are bred to be small in stature. Unlike their Nigerian Dwarf cousins, pygmy goats are not a good source of goat milk and are mainly used as pets, showing, or for meat.

Mini Nubian Goats

The Mini Nubian is a mid-sized dairy breed goat that is a cross between a standard Nubian and a Nigerian Dwarf. Mini Nubian goats are one of the most fuel efficient dairy goats and produce milk at a lower feed cost than their full size cousins. They are also friendly goats that will mix well with other farm animals. Be aware that Nubian goats are noisy and bleat loudly and often.

Miniature Donkeys

Miniature Mediterranean Donkey's are bred for their even temperament and overall appearance. Most miniature donkey's are considered Mediterranean and are bred to standards of the National Miniature Donkey Association and registered accordingly. These small donkey's make excellent pets, but of course require the appropriate space and diet for them to thrive. They do better with at least one companion.

Miniature Pigs, Pot Bellied Pigs, Teacup Pot Bellied Pigs

Miniature pigs including, Micro Mini pigs and Teacup Pot Bellied pigs have been all the craze lately. These popular pet pigs not only make great pets but could even be considered companions. Pet pigs, including micro mini pigs and teacup potbellied pigs, are very smart, very loving, and they also have a long life span.

However, when considering miniature pigs as pets understand that they can grow quite large and may not turn out to be what you expected. Do your homework so you can make the right decision for you and the pig. Many pigs are surrendered to rescue operations every year because owners did not do their homework before buying the pig.

Miniature Cattle Breeds

Miniature Cattle Size

Basically there are 3 categories for miniature cattle. Mid size miniature or Classic are 42" to 48" at 3 years old. Full or standard miniature are 36" to 42" at 3 years old. Micro miniature are under 36" at 3 years old. Female miniature cattle are called miniature cows.

-Minature Jersey Cow

These small breed cows produce just enough milk for the average family and eat about one-third the feed that a full size cow would eat. This mini size cow can be ideal for a homestead enviornment and they produce a rich butterfat milk.

- Miniature Zebu Cows

The most smallest and oldest breed of miniature cattle is the Miniature Zebu. Owners frequently like to show these cattle and look for certain characteristics for success in the show ring. Zebu cows are used for milk, but not meat production. They are heat tolerant and well suited to warmer climates.

- Dexter Cows

Dexter cattle, another miniature cattle breed, is the smallest breed in Europe and originates from Ireland. Due to the scarcity of this breed in the United States, the cost of Dexter cattle tends to be higher that Zebu cattle. Dexter cows are used for both milk production and meat production.

- Miniature Scottish Highland Cattle

As the name implies, the cattle hail from Scotland, and the miniature version is a growing popular mini cattle breed here in the United States. The Highland cow is renowned for its friendly nature, often approaching people to demand attention. Despite the fearsome horns, they have such a good social hierarchy and understanding of their own place within it, that fights never happen. Highland cows are not considered a good source of production milk.

- Panda Miniature Cattle

panda miniature cowPanda miniature cattle are a unique breed. It is a line breeding program starting with one very special approved bull. No other animals are allowed without genetics from this approved foundation bull. The Panda miniature cattle get their name from it black and white markings resembling the look of a Panda bear.

- Miniature Heritage Hereford cattle

Miniature Heritage Hereford beef cattle require fewer resources and leave less footprint as they are smaller than full size cattle. Miniature Heritage Herefords have early maturity, high fertility and great mothering instincts. Their docile nature makes them excellent companion pets.

- Texas Longhorn Miniature Cattle

Miniature Texas Longhorns are descendants of standard-sized longhorns that have been selectively bred to reduce their size. Miniature Texas Longhorns are registered within the standard TLBAA registry which describes the qualifications for the miniature designation.

Mini Farm Animals for Sale from Breeders

Bellmeadow Farm
Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats
Lake City, FL
Bellmeadow Farm is home to a small, special herd of Nigerian Dwarf milk goats! We are hooked on these fun, lovable and milk producing creatures! Not only are they beautiful to look at, entertaining, and huggable...they produce loads of tasty milk! Check our website for Nigerian Dwarf Goats for sale.

Best Friends Farm | Miniature Donkeys
Home of World's Smallest Donkey
13903 Millhopper Rd
Gainesville, FL
Miniature donkeys for sale in Florida. Here at Best Friends Farm in Florida, we believe that when you call or visit our farm or website, we have a responsibility to help educate you about miniature donkey care, health, and uses (sale or no sale.) Besides that, we just love to talk donkeys.

Bogle Farms Miniature Cattle
Miniature Texas Long Horn and Zebu Cows
Sorrento, FL
BOGLE FARMS is a small family farm located on the outskirts of Orlando, Florida. We have raised Texas Longhorn cattle for about 20 years and began raising Miniature Zebu about 15 years ago. We keep about a dozen top-quality Miniature Texas Longhorn cows out of some of the finest bloodlines in the country. All of our cows are registered with the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association as Miniatures or Miniature Breeding stock and were each chosen for their bright colors and nice big horns. Each year we will continue to offer a select number of calves for sale at reasonable prices. We also keep about 40 head of very small top-quality Foundation Pure Miniature Zebu cows.

Dent Family Miniature Horse Ranch
Miniature horse breeders for 67 years.
6855 69th Street
Vero Beach, FL
One of Florida's most trusted breeders on miniature horses. On our website you will find baby miniature horse foals for sale, miniature horse yearlings for sale, and miniature horse 2 year old, 4 year old and 5 year old for sale.

Heavenly Blessing Farms | Pygmy Goats
Jamie White
8400 N. Lazy Trail
Crystal River, FL
(352) 795-7573
Florida pygmy goats for sale. We are proud of our quality Pygmy Goats. We raise Florida pygmy goats. Welcome to Heavenly Blessings Farm Pygmy Goats. We are a family of three who live on a 22 acre farm in Crystal River, Florida. We strive to produce quality pygmy goats at a reasonable price. We are proud to have won the Florida Pygmy Goat Breeder's Award for eight years in a row!

IdleWild Ranch
Miniature Heritage Hereford Cattle
Central Florida, FL
We are a premier breeder of Registered Miniature HERITAGE Hereford cattle in Florida. Heritage Herefords represent the breed frame and disposition of stock that first came to America from England in the early 1800's. Our registered cattle are polled (not horned), gentle and family friendly. Their size and temperament make them easy to work with by young and old alike. Breeds: Miniature Hereford, Lowline Angus and Miniature Panda.

J & B Acres Miniature Donkeys and Goats
Pygmy Goats and Miniature Donkeys for Sale
4706 Sleepy Hollow Lane
Plant City, FL
Pygmy goats and donkeys for sale. Miniature Donkeys, NPGA Pygmy goats, NDGA Nigerian Dwarf goats. Johnny and Barbara Stephens

Little Long Ears Farm | Miniature Donkeys for Sale
David & Janet MacMillan
3405 Round Lake Rd
Zellwood,, FL
(772) 285-6755
Florida Miniature donkeys for sale. Our individually selected donkeys have been imported from some of the very best ranches in America. Call us about availability.

Meg's Sweet Revenge
Mineral Bluff,, GA
770) 231-1818
Miniature Scottish Highland Cows for Sale.

Mini Blue Acres | Nigerian Dwarf Goats
Baby Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Sale
4167 US 19 N
Perry, FL
Nigerian Dwarf Goats for sale in Florida. All goats are registered show goats. Kid goats for sale.

Oak Hollow Ranch | Miniature Zebu Cattle
Phillip and Gail White
209 Oak Beach Blvd
Sebring, FL
Welcome to Oak Hollow Ranch. We raise quality Miniature Zebu Cattle with great color and sweet dispositions. We specialize in Foundation Pure Show Cattle and are proud of our winning record. Our little cattle must be seen to be appreciated.

Paradise Valley Farm
Mini Nubian Goats
Cleveland, GA
Mini Nubian Goats are efficient dairy goats and produce the most milk per dollar of feed. Slightly larger than a Nigerian Dwarf Goat, Mini Nubian Goats are known for having long, floppy ears that are adorable. This trait comes from the Nubian side. Our Mini Nubian Goats are registered with The Miniature Goat Registry, but they are accepted into MDGA as well as IDGR.

Right Choice Dairy
Mini Nubian Goats for Sale
Kissimmee, FL
Welcome to Rite Choice Dairy; home of quality Miniature Nubian and Silky Fainting Goats. We’re a small hobby farm located in Kissimmee / Saint Cloud, Florida. We raise and sell Mini-Nubians and strive to offer fantastic, mini dairy goats. We care a great deal about our goats and want them to have happy, healthy homes.

River Ranch
Miniature Zebu Cows
Sanford, FL
(407) 509-9069
We have been raising and breeding miniature zebu cows in Sanford, Florida for over 12 years. They've added so much to our lives and we want to help you experience the same! All of our zebu are registered foundation pure with the International Miniature Zebu Association (IMZA)

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