2020 Goals??

Discussion in 'Goat Frenzy' started by Riverside Fainters, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. Riverside Fainters

    Riverside Fainters Active Member

    778
    Feb 6, 2013
    Have not seen anyone post a topic like this yet, but thought I would. What are your 2020 goals with your herd???
    1. Go to Nationals again
    2. Teach my wether to pull a cart.
    I am sure there are more, but I cannot think of them right now!!! Also, from all of us at Riverside Fainters we wish you a Happy New Year IMG_20191231_221014_798.jpeg
     
  2. groovyoldlady

    groovyoldlady Goat Crazy!

    Jul 21, 2011
    Central Maine
    Goals?
    -To build a new hay feeder and milk stand.
    -To hopefully end up with a stunning F1 mini LaMancha buckling
    -To REALLY enjoy my youngest child's last year in 4-H.
     

  3. bisonviewfarm

    bisonviewfarm Well-Known Member

    Apr 2, 2015
    CO
    Happy New year! :)
    Biggest goal is to add a quality Boer buck. I've enjoyed not having to winter a buck but it's time to work on improving the herd.
    Goal 2 is to get up to atleast 12 does this year.
    And 3 a barn expansion. It's not quite large enough for the number of does I'd like to have.
     
  4. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Well-Known Member

    God willing, this year we will build!
    1. new pasture
    2. new goat barn
    3. hay storage for TONS of hay :)
     
  5. MuldrowBeeandGoatFarm

    MuldrowBeeandGoatFarm Well-Known Member

    423
    Oct 24, 2019
    Texas
    Goals?
    1. Keep all our goats alive
     
  6. Moers kiko boars

    Moers kiko boars Well-Known Member

    Apr 22, 2018
    Oklahoma
    Goal....more like hope to accomplish!
    1. Sell all my kidd bucks
    2. Buy dapple goats
    3. See if my new crossbreeds work out to my requirements.
    4. Build more functioning paddocks.
    5. Enjoy each & every one of my goats!
     
  7. Hillsideboers

    Hillsideboers Well-Known Member

    390
    Sep 1, 2019
    Iowa
    Goals.
    1. Get to 15 breeding age does
    2. Buy a livestock trailer!
    3. Finish all the tree removal and old fence removal.
    4. Finish putting up the last of the new fence
     
  8. Robinsonfarm

    Robinsonfarm Well-Known Member

    275
    Jul 17, 2015
    Finish some more barn improvements!!
    Buy an even nicer boer buck
    add 2-3 more registered does to the herd.
     
  9. Rysktal

    Rysktal Member

    31
    Jan 11, 2020
    PEI
  10. HoosierShadow

    HoosierShadow Senior Member

    Apr 19, 2010
    Central Kentucky
    My goals are:
    Finish the additional kidding stalls BEFORE I need them lol
    Finish the buck shelter

    The two big goals would be:
    Add on to the front of the barn
    Redo/remodel the doe pen cattle panel shelter (needs new sides, roof canvas just needs some reinforcement and some patches - going on 5 years with nothing done to it!).

    As for the herd - We're waiting to see what kidding season has in store for us. We keep a relatively small herd, but kidding out more than we ever have - 6 due in the next 2 weeks.
    Some are first timers, and first kids from our twin yearling bucks.
    So kid correctness, good mothering, etc. will determine a lot.

    We show in the summer months in county fairs and a few ABGA shows, we don't have a fancy show herd, but we enjoy it very much. So our goal will be to attend our favorite shows, and possibly 2-3 ABGA shows this spring/summer.

    AND..... I want to take a real vacation lol! That's a good goal right? Currently talking with my brother and his wife about possibly trying to go down to the Florida Keys! I haven't been down there in years.
     
  11. 1. finish fencing the property so the goats can have even more browse
    2. finish kid pens in February for the March girls
    3. get automatic waterers set up
    4. have a good crop of kids that will sell easily
    5. get my new buckling born and transported here!!
    6. get super excited about fall breedings and 2021 kidding because we're planning some really big crosses!
    7. keep everyone healthy and growing properly
    8. get some great feedback from our first time doing LA this year and a couple of shows we'll attend this year
    9. Earn a couple of the does their milk stars...doing good so far!
     
  12. SalteyLove

    SalteyLove Well-Known Member

    Jun 18, 2011
    New England
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  13. Tanya

    Tanya Well-Known Member

    Since I started new my goal was to keep Destiny alive. CHECK
    Find Destiny a friend. CHECK
    Teach Destiny and Gizmo to be pack goats. WORK IN PROGRESS
     
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  14. bisonviewfarm

    bisonviewfarm Well-Known Member

    Apr 2, 2015
    CO
    I think I'll only be hitting my first goal of a quality Boer buck this year. We're planning a move back east next year so expanding the herd will have to wait and there's not much point in expanding the barn :)
     
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  15. Moers kiko boars

    Moers kiko boars Well-Known Member

    Apr 22, 2018
    Oklahoma
    Ok Salty...now I have to.fess up..1/2 done in the year..
    1 sold most a few.left to sell
    2 bought hopeful dapple producing does (5) you only know about 1/2 of them :heehee:
    3 some did..some sold.
    4 got 5 done..ran out of t posts and building metal..picking that up.Monday. for goat shelters
    5 Each & Every day I am BLESSED to be with my goats.. each bless me with laughter, sanity, concern, frustration, peace, and unconditional love! :love:

    How about you?:what:
     
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  16. Riverside Fainters

    Riverside Fainters Active Member

    778
    Feb 6, 2013
    We were working on teaching Gil to pull a cart and were making great progress. But then it got super hot upper 80s-90s for awhile. Then he was on restrictions due to an injury. He is better now! Will slowly start introducing it to him again. Attending our 2nd show of the year at the end of August then Nationals in Oct! 20200706_200922-01.jpeg