milking goats

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Jesusfreak101, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK so we have dogs so I don't want goats that will be smaller then them. They OK with cows but have killed 13 of our chickens so yeah.
     
  2. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look at Saanens, LaManchas and Nubians. I've seen some does from all 3 of those breeds reach well over 200 lbs.
     
  3. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nubians have the highest fat content in their milk correct
     
  4. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No....Nigerians do.
     
  5. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I meant out of the three
     
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    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1. Nubian
    2. LaMancha
    3. Saanen
     
  7. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    You really need to have a fence good enough to keep the dogs away from the goats. If they can get in with them they may start chasing them and that may progress to killing them. It doesn't matter how big the goats are. Hopefully, your dogs won't be interested in the goats.
     
  8. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have cattle panel with horse wire attached to it they still manage to kill chickens without digging under it or jumping it even with good fencing I don't trust them much
     

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