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  1. Beginners Goat Raising
    Good afternoon everyone, I am having a heck of a time understanding the ADGA guide on tattooing my goats. I was assigned my tattoo GB57, which is all well and good, but then the guide talks about assigning tattoos based on year and birth order. I believe their example was M for 2020 and 1,2,3...
  2. Goat Management
    Okay so I have 3 babies going with their mom to the fair in 4 days, they wouldn’t normally have to be tattooed by then, but so was told because I paid for an adult goat that I’m not taking that I could show a baby. These babies will be about 2 weeks by the show. If I show one she would have to...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi, I am planning on registering some boer goats for the first time, I was looking around and tattoo kits and can't seem to decide what size is better for my goats the 3/8 or the 5/16, I will be using it on boer goat kids (NO ADULTS). Any advice on what size is best?
  4. Dairy Diaries
    I am the surprised new owner of some alpine does through inheriting. However their papers are lost. Does anyone know the herd tatto RHOA? I'm not entirely sure how to find it out. Thank you!
  5. Goat Management
    I have been researching to see if ink or paste works better for tattooing kids. I found that most people prefer the paste because it's not as messy. I have been using green ink on our kids and you can read their tattoos just fine. Which one would you recommend to last longer? I read that you...
  6. Goat Management
    We have just had our first Nubian kids and will be needing to tattoo them. We are tattooing with an electric machine (like for humans) and have long term experience using these..on people. Has anyone used and electric machine on their herd? Tips on the process and ink color? Our kids have black...
  7. Goat Frenzy
    Hi! I was wondering if anyone has any tattoos of thier goats or of just any goat on them. I'd love to see some pictures! :kidblack:
  8. Equipment For Sale
    Trying to stock up on the tools I might need for my nigerian dwarfs. Anyone have an extra set or something they aren't using any more? Thanks!
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