Snubians are a goat breed that I have discussed before.
This particular doe is a 2nd generation snubian. Her dam is a snubian (sire pure bred nubian, dam pure bred saanan), her sire is an American nubian. I will register her as an American nubian. Love her peachy color, and I have high hopes she will also be good on the milkstand (as her dam is).
When purchasing a dairy doe always consider what your needs are beforehand. For example, I bought saanans because I wanted the milk volume, alpines as well. But I love the richness of the nubian milk.
Also, determine if you want a hefty dairy goat. My saanans are too thin for my liking. They put their all into their milk. And they come from lines of very thin goats while in milk. Ask a lot of questions before you buy your goat! Never be shy, and if you are not sure about an animal, do not purchase it.
You will also want to consider how long the doe remains in milk. One of the does that I purchased drops out of milk soon after the 3rd month mark which is not good for my needs. After I purchased the doe her prior owner told me that she had been the cause, she dried the doe off (took her out of milk) soon after her first few freshenings (kiddings/births). The milking pattern that a doe experiences early on generally follows through her entire career on the milk stand.
More dairy doe tidbits later…Happy Dairying!