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BARBADO GOAT? WHAT did I just read???? Is there such a thing?!

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Am I reading this right?  Is there such a thing as a Barbado GOAT?  Now, I have been having sheep and goats for a long time and I have NEVER heard of a Barbado GOAT.  I have Barbado sheep.  But a BARBADO GOAT??????  ep

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http://lafayette.craigslist.org/grd/2165308114.html

Female barbado "goat" newborn - $50 (Ville platte)

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Just born female goat to be bottle feed. Only want to recoup cost of milk.


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Edited by kuntrygirl - 1/17/11 at 1:18pm
NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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post #2 of 15

What does a barbado sheep look like??

Just curious smile

~Steven
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post #3 of 15
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Originally Posted by ducklover1 

What does a barbado sheep look like??

Just curious smile


Here are pics of my Barbado sheep.

http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/6612_chicken_house_042.jpg
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/6612_all.jpg
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/6612_lamb_feeding.jpg
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/6612_jr_boy_son.jpg
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/6612_little_man.jpg
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/6612_barbado_lamb.jpg

NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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post #5 of 15

Yes....

http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&sugexp=gsihc&xhr=t&q=barbados+goat&cp=12&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&biw=1024&bih=570

There is a man named Helmut Lang in B.C. that raises them by the thousand...I have his email address if you're interested in getting in touch with him....

Rare Feathers Farm is located just outside of Okanogan, Washington. We specialize in rare and critically endangered poultry.
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Rare Feathers Farm is located just outside of Okanogan, Washington. We specialize in rare and critically endangered poultry.
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post #6 of 15
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Originally Posted by Rare Feathers Farm 

Yes....

http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&sugexp=gsihc&xhr=t&q=barbados+goat&cp=12&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&biw=1024&bih=570

There is a man named Helmut Lang in B.C. that raises them by the thousand...I have his email address if you're interested in getting in touch with him....


I see pics of Barbao sheep.  Where is the Barbado Goat?????????

NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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post #7 of 15

I think they are sheep but "hair sheep?" So they have a coat like a goat, rather than wool like a sheep?

http://www.blackbellysheep.org/

Rare Feathers Farm is located just outside of Okanogan, Washington. We specialize in rare and critically endangered poultry.
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Rare Feathers Farm is located just outside of Okanogan, Washington. We specialize in rare and critically endangered poultry.
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post #8 of 15

I looked up a barbado goat because I was curious. This is one thing I found...

http://www.sheepandgoat.com/articles/blackbellies.html

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Originally Posted by mylittlechickpea 

I looked up a barbado goat because I was curious. This is one thing I found...

http://www.sheepandgoat.com/articles/blackbellies.html


Yea, they are Barbado sheep.  I'm still doing internet searches for Barbado GOATS.

NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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Originally Posted by Rare Feathers Farm 

I think they are sheep but "hair sheep?" So they have a coat like a goat, rather than wool like a sheep?

http://www.blackbellysheep.org/


Yes, Barbado sheep have hair.  I have 7 of them.  But what about Barbado goats?

NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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