Goat Accomodation

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by stylus46, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. stylus46

    stylus46 In the Brooder

    Dec 4, 2007
    Middlesbrough, UK
    i have been offered a Goat for sale

    What type of housing do other goat owners have can anyone please post some photos to give me a idea of what i am going to need to build

    Thanks in advance

    Stylus [​IMG]
  2. GwenFarms

    GwenFarms Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    They just need something to keep them out of the rain. Its good if there is a platform to keep them off the wet ground too. Goats don't like being wet. For my brush goats I have a three sided shed that is not even tall enough for me to go in. Its built out of found materials. I think I used oak pallets to make the walls. i wrapped the whole thing in a heavy tarp to keep it wind proof. Its been out there for years and is as sturdy as the day it was built.

    cost $0.00

    I have something a little more elaborate planned for dairy goats. Its more of a small barn, which is more for my comfort than theirs.
  3. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    I took pallets and made a 3 sided shelter, and for the roof i uses to 1/4's across as a beam and then put a cheap piece of plywood/press board, on top then put a tarp on top of it.

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