Any LaMancha owners out there?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by michickenwrangler, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Anyone here own LaMancha goats? If everything goes according to plan (last plan failed), then I'll own a LaMancha by Sat. I've been doing goat research and they are supposed to be friendly and good milkers. The breeder is reputable w/ registered does with show records and owned goats for 20 yrs+.

    Anyone have any anecdotes, advice, warnings, etc...

    Is there good info on Backyard Herds?

    Thanks!
     
  2. ksalvagno

    ksalvagno Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely go over to backyardherds. There is a ton of info on goats.

    Congratulations on your new goat! [​IMG]
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I don't own any right now, but mini-manchas are the only breed I have owned. LaManchas (mini or standard), are my breed of choice. When we finally are able to get goats again, it will be the only breed I consider. I love them! I even have a sticker on my car to that effect (made by chickenzoo):

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    The goats I had were my first ones so I don't have any advice, but I'm sure you can get some great tips at backyardherds. I don't know how anyone can resist a LaMancha... they are too adorable!

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  4. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Adorable baby!!

    I can't wait for winter!
     
  5. CaGoatLady

    CaGoatLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got one! Pez is about 5 months old and was going to be someone's dinner when I snagged him up at a week old. We used to take him everywhere with us; this is Pez at a winery...Pez is the sweetest little guy and a mama's boy despite the fact that we have 8 other goats.
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  6. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lamanchas are my favorite goats. I love their personalities and they seem to be more quiet than some of the other milk goat breeds.
    The only down side to the breed that I know of is that, at least here, they sell for less because people can't get past the lack of long ears. [​IMG]
     

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