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Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Acre of Blessings, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    for goats. My neighbors and myself just got finished building this for our goats. Talk about recycling......................

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    Is this cool or what. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    VERY good idea! Looks quite sturdy - good use of recycled material, for sure!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Cool!

    I've no experience in this so I'll need to see pics of it in action. [​IMG]
     
  4. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    yea me too. I am curious to see if it works well. Good luck.
     
  5. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    Wow, that's really cool....talk about McGuiver! (sp?)
     
  6. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    Thanks for the comments. Nifty, I'll be sure to get a few pics of it in action. That will happen shortly, we had to go inside to cool off, it's 98* here today. [​IMG]
     
  7. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2008
    Upstate NY
    Nice job, I just built one myself, but without sides and mine folds down. I'm new at the goat thing and have been straddling her and milking upside down. I knew there had to be a better way! So much easier with a stand! Although...now I have to learn a whole new squeeze..right side up![​IMG]
     
  8. Sebrightmom

    Sebrightmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2008
    Greencastle, IN
    That is really cute. It might be hard to milk them while they are in it. Might want to cut a side out alittle, besides that I really like it. It is prettier than the normal ones. I want one. Thanks for sharing. Good Job!!!
     
  9. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    Quote:Actually there is enough room between the dowl rods for our arms to reach in. We thought of cutting out a couple but then we changed ou minds. We will be trying it out shortly.
     
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  10. Sebrightmom

    Sebrightmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2008
    Greencastle, IN
    Sounds good. Have fun. I am getting my milking goats in a week. I can't wait. I use to have them years ago. I missed them. My son wants several plus I want them to milk. They are great.
     

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