New to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lizardbrains, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. lizardbrains

    lizardbrains Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 1, 2016
    Hello! I just joined byc. Found it via Google search on goat topics. I have a horse, 3 cats, a dog, and now 4 goats (one kidded the second day we had her)- all are rescues. There will most likely be chickens in the future. Bought a small farm back in September that needs a bit of work before getting any animals and bringing my horse home. However we did some emergency fencing to make a secure area for the goats as we took them in without planning on getting goats for a while. They were in pretty bad shape, hadn't been fed any quality feed for at least 3 months, living in my neighbours picked over pasture. When I saw how bad they were I asked to have them. (Or I'd have called the spca if they said no) so anyways, I'll be seen in and around the goat threads for now! Happy to see there are some goat enthusiasts here. :) here's hoping my new friends make a successful recovery! Thanks for having me here! Liz
  2. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. :frow
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! That's so nice of you to take those poor goats in and give them a good home. It sure sounds like they need that. I'm hoping to get gets in the future but not untill we have more room to house and keep them. You might also like to drop by our sister site "Backyard herds" here is the link ~ I'm sure there will be lots of goat keepers there to help you.
    Wishing you the very best of luck with them and with getting some chickens in the future.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC, Liz. Glad you decided to join our flock. If you're planning to get chickens, definitely check out our Learning Center at There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thank you for providing a good home for the goats, I'm sure they'll do better under your care. We have a few goats too and they are entertaining!

    It's nice to have you here!
  7. lizardbrains

    lizardbrains Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 1, 2016
    Thanks for letting me know about backyardherds! I'll be sure to check it out too!
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Lots of chicken folks have goats as well - they sure are a lot of fun to watch. Some post videos of their antics. On one of the chicken threads someone recently posted photos of her "playground for goats," with many things for them to climb and jump on and off. If my mind ever worked I could tell you where to find it.
  9. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome. I'm sure the goats are happy chappies in their new home - well done you! Good luck with planning the rest of your farm.

    All the best

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