Banded our bucks today...

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by lexustami, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. lexustami

    lexustami Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And what an experience that was. DH held the goats while I used the banding tool. I'm so glad DH was there because I couldn't figure out how to get those "big things" through the little hole of the banding tool. Didn't realize I could just squeeze "them" to get them to move to where I needed them to be. LOL

    Hopefully all will go well and we will have 4 wethers in a couple of weeks.

    Take care,

    Tami
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Tami.....I remember helping grandpa do pigs...what a job! Hope it all comes out fine for ya!
     
  3. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    LOL LOL LOL!

    That's my DH's job - I'll happily hold the goat but HE has to do the banding!

    Yup, in 20-30 days you'll have some wethers! Did you remember to administer tet. shots?
     
  4. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    OUCH!!!!
     
  5. lexustami

    lexustami Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It is easier if he holds the goats. They are too wiggly for me to hold. LOL

    Yes, they've already received their tetanus shots.

    Take care,

    Tami
     
  6. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    i did that to a calf at camp and we also castrated pigs.
     
  7. picklespickles

    picklespickles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2007
    one day, i may have to do that. i know once they are older, they are gigantic. geez. but good to know you can just squeeze and push.
     

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