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  1. Technical Articles & Write-Up Submissions
    Hi! I’m having a lot of trouble with bracing one of my show goats. I show at Fort Worth in two weeks and i feel like ive gotten no where. My boer has no problem pushing towards me or setting is legs properly BUT... when i go in to try to raise his head to properly brace him, he starts pulling...
  2. Introductions
    :goatrun:Hello! My name is Ashley and I am a teenager from Dallas County. This year, I will be showing a Boer doe (breeding) at many major shows as part of the FFA. The problem... I’ve never shown goats. I know nothing except for bits and pieces! Any advice as to what I should buy, what feed I...
  3. Meat Market
    I feed him 3 pounds Jacoby's red tag, 1 pound fitter 35 supplements. I run him about 6 times back and forth, and stand him on two bricks for at least 30 minutes. what are some suggestions and tips you have? how does he look in your opinion? I also included a video of him.
  4. Meat Market
    Hi, this is my last year in FFA and i really want to make sale this year by placing 1 or 2 in my class;however, I’m not sure on how to exercise him, or if I’m doing it correctly. I have been feeding him Jacinta feed along with fitter 35 supplements. I have also been chasing him back and forth in...
  5. 4H/FFA Corner
    To all the homeschoolers out there who are missing out on Agriculture education that public school students get. There is an answer---allagonline.com. Nelson Academy of Agricultural Sciences Online gives students the opportunity to take Ag Ed online just as if they took it in the traditional...
  6. Goat Management
    Hello, my name is Tyler and im involved in my schools FFA program. A few days ago I gave my goat a shot that the people gave me. I did it in the loose skin on his neck as directed. Today, I noticed a long small lump near the region of the shot. Im not sure what it is or how to treat it. Im not...
  7. 4H/FFA Corner
    I live in Oregon and I have a show tomorrow. My adviser said that I can use a scrapie ear tag from the school for now but he wasn't sure if I needed one or not. I live in Oregon, and I have a Nigerian Dwarf doe. I won't be selling her. I just need to know if I need to put one in or not. If I...
  8. 4H/FFA Corner
    My daughter wants to show through the ffa at the state/county fair here in AZ this upcoming school year. My question is does the goat have to be regiasterd? We have a beautiful nubian 3 kid but she is not registered. Was looking into having her registered as a goat of unknown origin through...
  9. 4H/FFA Corner
    It's my first year showing, and I got my goat late in the fall. I didn't get a tag and register for the Oklahoma Youth Expo early, like the rest of my chapter did, and I'm wondering if I can still go. I know you can still register online and pay a late fee, and that you can still send in...
  10. Introductions
    My name is Haley and I'm new here! I fell in love with goats in high school after raising Boer goats for FFA. After I finished that, I bought 2 Pygmy goat twin brothers just because I missed having goats so much. I don't raise goats for show or anything anymore, I just simply enjoy having them...
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