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  1. Goat Frenzy
    How many goats do you own? What do you use them for? Just Curious! i own one boer goat with a friend to come in a few months.
  2. Goats For Sale
    Our first doe is due March 1 and we are taking reservations now. $350 for doelings and $50 for bucklings Please contact me asap at [email protected] We are in the process of registering our doe. Here is her pedigree: Sire: Rosasharn SP Mercury +*B GSire: Rosasharn SW Sapporo...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    We have four pygmy goats who free range in our backyard. We also have a coop in a fenced off area where our chickens, ducks, turkey, and guinnea fowl live. Recently, we had a raccoon attack our coop and kill a few of our silkie chicks. We also have heard that there is a very small chance of...
  4. Sheep
    I am thinking about getting 2-3 Gulf Coast Native sheep lambs in the spring to add to my goat herd (Nigerians and Oberhaslis). What is a good mineral mix for goats AND sheep? I know sheep can't have copper, so I will give the goats copper supplementation to make up. Any advice would be great...
  5. Goat Frenzy
    ALL ANIMALS deserve safe and loving homes like we have! The amazing people at New Moon Farm are helping goats and many other farm animals by rescuing them and finding them forever homes! HOW Can You Help? Simply order copies of our book through our website! Use our special CODE! You will get a...
  6. Health & Wellness
    Yesterday, I noticed a lump on the side of my goat. I attached a picture so you could see the location. I shaved around it and see no puncture wounds. It is very hard and does not move around like it is attached to something. Anyone have any ideas? She received her shots in March when I got...
  7. Goat Frenzy
    Some photos from the Kalahari Reds Auction in Pretoria on Saturday. That should give you a good idea on the goat breed. They also had a very tame boer goat there. And I think this can serve for comparison. I also took some video:
  8. Goat Management
    Hi all! We are bringing our first goats home soon, a Nigerian Dwarf and her one month old twins (buck and doe). We have a great barn we are outfitting for them, though fencing is sporadic throughout our 40 acres and leaves something to be desired. The woman who is selling them to us has...
  9. Goat Management
    Hi all! We are bringing our first goats home soon, a Nigerian Dwarf and her one month old twins (buck and doe). We have a great barn we are outfitting for them, though fencing is sporadic throughout our 40 acres and leaves something to be desired. The woman who is selling them to us has...
  10. Birth Announcements
    We have ended our kidding season as of the 19th with tator giving birth to two healthy large bucklings, one Traditional Mahogany colored head, and the other Brown with a broken belt and white leg. :) we are so proud. However we'd love to share the other quest babies and the Number 1 Koda Kid of...
  11. Barter & Trade
    Looking to trade purebred :kidblue:Alpine kid(s):kidred: for the following: (Kid listing is at the link below in signature) Good quality square bales of hay (delivered) t-posts and rolls of fencing electrical work (licensed) carpentry work (sheds) home improvement help- plumbing,tree trimming...
  12. Goat Frenzy
    When I was in the US Navy, I was stationed in Chania, Crete for a short time. I was amazed and awed by the herds of geep with their shepherds trying to move them along. I never could get a clear photo. I am including a link from another military member...
  13. Health & Wellness
    What are some thoughts on herb usage with goats? I'm of the thought that use them when you need them, not on a daily basis as supplements... I know they can be/are used for mineral intake, and the like, but I use kelp/salt for that.
  14. Business Buzz
    I would have a choice between to farms of the same size (21 hectare) in the same climate and weather area. But they are different in landscape and vegetation and possibly Soil: Here are some pictures. Farm 1: Farm 2: They both have water, but Farm 1has a stream flowing through it...
  15. Equipment For Sale
    Hey all I bought a Leo feed mixer about a month ago and I really like it. Its a small vertical mixer that goes on the front of your skidsteer. The company is small and family owned out of Wisconsin and I said If I would refer some of my friends if I like it. I can imagine this machine could be...
  16. Regional Forums
    What have you found to be deficient in the hay sold locally that you feed to goats? Is it deficient for sheep? What local feed sources for bulk purchases to save money have you found? :goattruck: New to this area and need to know what to expect ;) I have Saanen x Boer and Saanen x nubian ...
  17. Health & Wellness
    A few months ago, someone decided to abandon a (approximately)ten-year-old, Pygmy-mix Doe in our pasture. Fortunately, our goats and horses spend their nights locked safe in the barn, so everyone was safely separated. Her hooves were so overgrown it was difficult for her to walk and she...
  18. Kidding Koral
    I have two pygmy goats both wethers. We are planning to get a female and breed (with a stud not the wethers obv) :whatgoat: we have a shed and food and stuff! If we were to have the kids would we have to do anything different around the shed? This may include anything that kids need that...
  19. Beginners Goat Raising
    We have two Nigerian Dwarf wethers that we adopted in March. Both bottle babies..one about 2-4 weeks older than the other. Basically they are about 6 mos. old. They have lived in a lovely pen with plenty of feed and alfalfa hay and some play structures their entire time with us. We also have...
  20. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello, I have 10+ acres of pasture that my family has used for cattle and goats in the past but for about the last 10 years it has either been cut for hay or used for horses. Needless to say the fencelines are fairly overgrown. My plan is to start raising cattle and a small herd of goats to...
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