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Aww, that's sad. I couldn't stand seeing my two little wether kids drive off in the back of a truck crying... it about made me tear up. BUT, the boys can't be kept and there will always be more. Unfortunately every single animal we had born here (except for a rabbit) was a boy. So there was a lot of selling for meat.My son sold his first homebred, fullblood buckling today. I feel so awful, I know he is going to miss him as he loved the little guy.
Gosh, making these decisions are so difficult. I feel so guilty! I honestly didn't want to sell him, wanted to see how he'd mature and breed him to a couple of bucks at the end of the year.
But, we just don't have a place to keep him where he'd be happy.
My son said he came in the house and shed a few tears, he couldn't watch his little guy go. :mecry::mecry:
I told him there will be more bucklings, and we'll plan to have their fullbloods kid early in the year so if there is a buckling to keep, then he can do so and use it for breeding. He needed a bigger, more mature buck to breed the does.
He did get a new buck for breeding today, so we'll see what happens. This buck seems to be very friendly, so I'm sure he'll 'grow' on my son
Wouldn't that be a tad bit awkward for the little guy...wanted to see how he'd mature and breed him to a couple of bucks at the end of the year.