What to get?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by NewHopePoultry, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    I have plenty of space(couple of acres) and an un-used shed, but now I dont know what to get.
    I'm leaning towords 2 sheep or 2 goats,but I dont know for sure what I want.
    What does everyone reccomend?
     
  2. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ummm....

    more CHICKENS?
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2008
  3. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Goats. I used to help my friend with her sheep and they are about the dumbest things alive. [​IMG] The only thing that comes close is a hamster but at least our hamsters were always friendly. I think goats make much better pets or you can raise them for milk, meat, cart pulling... and goat kids are much cuter than lambs anyway.
     
  4. texasgirl

    texasgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pigs!
     
  5. menageriemama

    menageriemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have to say dairy goats.
     
  6. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
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    Quote:I second that! You can never have enough chickens!
     
  7. mizauntcathy'shenhouse

    mizauntcathy'shenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with Menageriemama, dairy goats. We a have few and they have great personalities and give milk!!!!
     
  8. chickmamawannabe

    chickmamawannabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once upon a time, I had 2 pygmy goat wethers that I raised from kids, and they were a couple of the most personable animals I'd ever owned.
     
  9. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

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    Goats![​IMG] If you figure you dont have enough space for the bigger breeds, get a couple of Nigerians.
     
  10. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm looking about getting some more chickens too.

    We cant have pigs according to the lease. We can have anything else.

    I bottledfed a lamb and loved her to death,but I was raising her for my neighbor who does sheep, so I had to give her back.

    We had goats years and years ago,but none were very friendly,but that might be die to where we got them from.
     

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