Wether vs. doe

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Yoako, Jun 27, 2016.

  1. Yoako

    Yoako Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard that if I want a goat as a pet I should get a wether. But I've also been considering does... Is one better than the other?[​IMG]

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Whethers you have to worry about stone, which can be prevented on a good diet, low to no grain, and good grass hay and pasture. Whethers I find are friendlier and more in your face. Does are a bit more stand offish, but can be just as friendly. That has been my experiences. I find the whether will just come right up, where the does are a bit wary initially. Does do come into season and can be loud during it. It could go on for a few months every three weeks especially if they aren't bred.
     
  3. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For me they are around the same, temperament wise. Also keep into mind does go into heat and wethers don't....and wethers are usually much cheaper.
     

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