Hello from Manitoba Canada

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sandlyn, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. Sandlyn

    Sandlyn New Egg

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    Hi! My name is Sandlyn. I've been a chicken owner for 10 years. Currently I have 14 eight month old Columbian Plymouth X Red hens. I also have a dog. She's a Chow Collie cross. I live in rural Manitoba Canada on 5 acres. This summer I'm planning on purchasing two baby Pygmy goats. I'm hoping for some info on housing goats with chickens on my small acreage.
     
  2. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome! I can't help you on chickens with goats. I can tell you that they get along fine with my three mules. The mules did try and stomp the chickens, but chicken don't run in a predictable escape direction, or, at a constantly velocity, so, the mules gave up trying. Everybody now gets along just fine.
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sorry I don't know anything about goats but, have seen photos now and then on BYC with chickens on a goats back. I would think the chickens would try to eat goat feed and vice versa.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. You should post on our sister site, Backyard Herds at http://www.backyardherds.com/. Someone there should be able to answer any questions you may have about goats. Please feel free to ask any questions here that you may have about chickens. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Oh Pygmies are a fun goat to keep!! I used to keep them and they are such entertaining characters!!

    I have never kept them with chickens however some people do. You might stop by our Other Livestock section of the forums and post there...https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/22/other-pets-livestock

    I hope someone can help you there.

    Welcome to our flock!
     
  7. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  10. Sandlyn

    Sandlyn New Egg

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    Hi! My name is Sandlyn. I've been a chicken owner for 10 years. Currently I have 14 eight month old Columbian Plymouth X Red hens. I also have a dog. She's a Chow Collie cross. I live in rural Manitoba Canada on 5 acres. This summer I'm planning on purchasing two baby Pygmy goats. I'm hoping for some info on housing goats with chickens on my small acreage. Thank u all for your warm welcome and advice! Looking forward to being a part of BYC![​IMG]
     

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