Yak *Herd Pics pg 5*

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by 9gerianMile, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. 9gerianMile

    9gerianMile Chillin' With My Peeps

    375
    1
    113
    Sep 18, 2010
    Western MT
    Does anyone here own any Yak? I'm thinking of starting a small herd, and would love to see your pictures and read about your yak [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2011
  2. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,044
    27
    161
    Sep 11, 2010
    Pleasanton
    Illia has one. I know she has some pics of him on her website.
     
  3. 9gerianMile

    9gerianMile Chillin' With My Peeps

    375
    1
    113
    Sep 18, 2010
    Western MT
    Thanks! I saw that and PMed her [​IMG]
     
  4. MustLoveHens

    MustLoveHens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 1, 2010
    Albion, Wisconsin
    I dont know much about them. I worked with a vet clinic that had a client with one. It turned out her yak was a Highlander cow/cattle. My hubby wanted one in the worst way and found this breeder (here in Wisconsin):

    http://www.thegreenbayyakkers.com/

    Hope this helps! btw my hubby did contact them for basic into and said the owners were very nice and found out that yaks need at least an acre of land. Thank goodness we only have 3/4 of an acre or I'd be owing a yak!! [​IMG]
     
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    13,295
    18
    291
    Aug 25, 2008
    SC
  6. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

    4,768
    161
    276
    Jan 12, 2010
    Quote:Yep! Met them and their Yaks, nice people!
     
  7. 9gerianMile

    9gerianMile Chillin' With My Peeps

    375
    1
    113
    Sep 18, 2010
    Western MT
    Quote:We have a little over ten acres, so we'll be keeping 4 permanently (bull +3 cows) and moving the calves out. I also have a small goat herd, which we will be thinning down considerably.

    We're in W Montana, so we're looking at MT, N Idaho, NE Washington areas [​IMG] The founder of IYAK lives here in W MT, too, looks like.

    We found our bull! We should be picking him up next week. He's gorgeous [​IMG] Now, to get him some girlfriends!
     
  8. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

    4,768
    161
    276
    Jan 12, 2010
    Contratulations.... I'm totally jealous! I want a small herd of Yak too, but I don't have fencing up........yet!
     
  9. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have a herd of Yaks. Also have some adult cows for sale that should be bred to our Royal bulls.

    Not sure what we will have for yak coming to our animal auction in Feb at Platte, SD. Also there will be trailers coming to our sale from WA & MT so possible transport can be arranged.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  10. bagendhens

    bagendhens Chillin' With My Peeps

    855
    1
    141
    Mar 29, 2009
    Outside the Boundries
    i LOVE LOVE LOVE the colors of the royals!
    the black and white is so striking!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by