Questions on dwarf goats

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by dekel18042, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me if foxes are a threat to Dwarf goats (if they are fenced in?) My husband is interested. I know we have to protect our chickens from foxes but would they be interested in dwarf goats?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    I haven't heard of any Fox going after goats, perhaps small kids might be at risk but mom goats are pretty protective. Coyotes are more of a threat and will kill goats.
     
  3. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Our chickens are secure when they stay inside the fenced area but if any escape they're taking their life into their wings. [​IMG] Foxes and hawks are our worst predators.
     
  4. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Foxes can and will be a threat to small goats. Don't worry about hawks, however. They will not go after goats. Make sure you have extremely safe fencing, or even electric wire if you have predator problems and you should be all good.
     

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