i am so frustrated!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Chick_a_dee, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. Chick_a_dee

    Chick_a_dee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Peterborough, ON
    we've been looking for some milking goat doelings for about 3 months now seriously and casually for about a year and NO ONE wants to sell doelings, only bucks! i really want a quality doeling from a breeder but every one i've found will not sell doelings for any price and its impossible to find bottle babies! this is driving me nuts now, i just want some darn goats!
     
  2. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Quote:Did you try other states?
    Jst a suggestion, I am no goats expert or what so ever, but I just tought about that.
     
  3. Jazlyn

    Jazlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the feeling. I had the same issue when we got started. Try becoming a member of your local goat association, ours sends out emails if someone is trying to sell something, visit a show, check your Farmers Market Bulletin or http://duhgoatman.tripod.com/goatkingdom.htm .

    Good Luck!
     
  4. hobbyfarmer

    hobbyfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see you're in Ontario. I don't know about the transportation in Ca, but we found it was sometimes cheaper to fly in kids from other states than to try and drive to pick them all up. Not as bad as you would expect - usually around $200 for up to 2 kids and that's not a lot if you are planning to buy a quality milker as they aren't cheap anyway.
     
  5. annanicole18

    annanicole18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm in the same boat with you but i'm just trying to find one that is just a decent milker and the ones that dont have papers are just as expensive around here as the ones who do!!! its crazy they are always gone by the time i get to show my hubby and call. *Sigh* i'm sure there are those just right goat out there waiting for us and the right time.
     
  6. Chatychick

    Chatychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2007
    Blue Mound, Kansas
    I dont know about some but I have some doelings for sale and older milkers also...what type are you looking for and maybe we can help or know someone close by..
     
  7. Chick_a_dee

    Chick_a_dee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Peterborough, ON
    Quote:Did you try other states?
    Jst a suggestion, I am no goats expert or what so ever, but I just tought about that.

    We're in Ontario, Canada and the shipping would be far too much. Its already something like 300 for one crate with a puppy in it to come from Sask to Ontario.. imagine how much a goat would cost! more than the goat i would assume!
     
  8. Chick_a_dee

    Chick_a_dee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Peterborough, ON
    Quote:Just to ship a crate of puppies (2 per crate) two provinces over is a hassle and a half plus around $300.00... we're willing to drive pretty much anywhere in Ontario also... it seems there are more for sale west and east of here, but again no one wants to sell anything but bucks.
     

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