When can I throw the kid out back?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Indiana hens, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Songster

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pendleton, Indiana
    Kid is always crying for attention, is jealous of the kittens and chews on my coat and shirts. Even ate the corner of the curtain in the bedroom. She is 6 weeks-old so what is the correct way to acclimate her to go outside for good? I mean in the cold weather.
    Yes, a goat.

  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] I had to laugh, we had a goat when I was a child and that animal ate EVERYTHING! Sorry I can't help you with your question, but you did make me chuckle.
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    Put her out during the day for a while, once she's really enjoying that - then leave her out on a warmish night, with a nice place to cuddle etc. good luck [​IMG]
  4. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Songster

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pendleton, Indiana
    We take her out while feeding and she hates it! She hedges her bets on who is going inside 1st. tried to get her to play with the little billy but no luck.

  5. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    Quote:had me going there for a minute.....[​IMG]
  6. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
    san diego ca
    I had childhood flashbacks for a second there...
    They gotta come up with a new name for baby goats...
  7. WalkingWolf

    WalkingWolf Songster

    Jan 1, 2009
    North Carolina
    I think dad put me in the pen with the dogs around 4 or 5...

    Just kidding y'all:gig

  8. [​IMG] Good luck with that unruly kid!
  9. qhluvr34

    qhluvr34 Songster

    Jun 3, 2008
    Brazil, Indiana
    6 wks old and the only kid, looks like you are stuck with her for awhile. Unless you can get her some friends her age/size and put them out together. [​IMG]

    We plan our breeding so we have kids together at the same time so they don't have to be in the house, but sometimes it doesn't happen that way and they become housebabies. At least for a little while. Good luck and enjoy them while they are young.


  10. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    Quote:All my kids have locked eah other in the dog cate before. It makes a nice prison when playing "Cops" (as seen on TV) or Cowboys and Indian.

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