[NAFEX] Fruit Tree and goat care

Naomi dragon-star at cableone.net
Tue Jul 11 16:12:28 EDT 2006

Goats are herd animals.  They go together naturally. The best way I have
found to move goats from field to pen etc is bread.  Mine get bread as a
treat.  If you rattle a wrapper you will get mugged.  It is also a good way
to give wormer.

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Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 2:07 PM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Fruit Tree and goat care

Once you can herd the goats together, put them in their own field to browse,
the goats always seem (from experience) to be much happier.
That's pretty much accepted.

On 7/11/06, Naomi <dragon-star at cableone.net> wrote:
> There is some question about the value of horns for protection.  
> Actually a good  pair of LGDs would probably be much more effective.
> We disbud all kids and I am currently working with several lines of 
> polled goats.  I do not find horns advantageous in our situation.  
> However I am quite fond of goats and by now have about 30 of them. 
> http://oznayim.us/ Naomi

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