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Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Tikkajazz94, Apr 30, 2008.
I am plaining of having goats,
but I need to know stuff about them!
Can any one help me
I would like do it in the fastest way!
First I would say that you should never get animals in the fastest way. The best way is to do your homework (as you are now doing) and learn all you can before bringing a new pet home. Doing it that way saves so many potential problems down the road.
There are several really good sites that talk goats.
What are your reasons for getting goats? Milk? Packing? Carting? It will help people help you if have can answer that.
Why 'fastest'? Do you have them already coming on a certain date? I could understand needing to hurry if so. BEST thing to learn right off the bat is fencing them in! Keeping them home..something along those lines... Then it just goes from there, feeding, worming, shots, minerals, friends, male vs female... and on and on and on....
Fast = mistakes = $$$$$$$$$$$ + Best to learn first and do it right the first time.
Fine but without buying books
well first off depends on what you mean by fastest. When I think fastest I think go buy a half grown one lol. Atleast thats what I do. you my want to check out goatspot.com they have all types of info on different breeds. What are you looking to get them for, dairy, meat or weed comtrol or all three? dairy go lamacha or nubian or a cross between the too. meat is a boar goat and weed control/ pet is a pigmy. If you want all three go with nubians and keep your male little ones for I hate to say it you meat needs. Me I keep them as pets.
What information about goats are you looking for? If I wanted to learn about goats, I would look through this subject and look for threads on goats. Lots of interesting topics about goats.
Do you have goats already selected?
Read up a bit, if you can ask specific questions, that means you have an understanding of the topic.