[NAFEX] Fruit Tree and goat care

Nate nrhora at gmail.com
Tue Jul 11 16:47:20 EDT 2006


If kept under care, goats can be a good return on investment. Provided
the local market has demand for livestock, then you can expect to be
able to purchase more livestock for coming years.

On 7/11/06, Naomi <dragon-star at cableone.net> wrote:
> 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.
> Naomi
>
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>
> 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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