Registered wehters?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by pipermark, May 8, 2009.

  1. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    Why would someone care if a wether can be registered or not?
     
  2. chels23

    chels23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They might want to show them
     
  3. buckeye chickens

    buckeye chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    You can not show wethers but in county fairs, jackpot, and state shows. They do not have to be registerd and the Boer goat associations will not register a wether.
     
  4. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    For the same reason that someone might want a "registered" dog, and then have it castrated.

    It's proof of recorded lineage, plain and simple.

    Also, sometimes you *can* show wethers, it depends on what association the show is sanctioned by.
     
  5. cutiepieacres

    cutiepieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In pygmy goats wethers are registerable and showable. Since pygmy goats are a pet type of goat the wethers while not really useful for anything else make great pets and show animals for young kids. They are judged on their conformation but also have 25% of the score just for their behavior and attitude to show of their "pet like" qualities. In pygmies it does make a difference if they are registered or not and can effect the price of the wether.
     
  6. kinnip

    kinnip Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2008
    Carrollton, GA
    Nigie wethers can be shown in NDGA shows.
     

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