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  1. Wild Bug Ranch

    Rotational grazing Nigerian Dwarf goats

    i’ve never had a problem with the bucks i’ve had with keeping them 1/2 acre to 3 acres away from my does. they didn’t seem to care much as they were farther away and couldn’t get to the does. it’s also easier to keep them farther away since they will gain their weight. if you put them close to...
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    what wild animal poop is this?

    they killed all 3 of my ducks. but no evidence was found on how they got in and no hair was found on the fencing. these were my replacement ducks since i recently just lost 3 other ones. they were my babies and they were so excited to see me every day i went to down there
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    what wild animal poop is this?

    hey y’all so i got a text saying from my grandma that my ducks have passed and this scat was left next to the murder scene. what is this animal?
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    Need help with Buck's information

    Hello homesteaders! I am trying to convince my mama about me buying a buck or two...I raise Nigerian Dwarf and Boer goats for my 4H and FFA projects, I told my moms tons of pros and cons and she is starting to get convinced but she said she wants a cost comparison on owning my own buck and...
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    Bigger butt on market wethers

    ok. i was kinda thinkin that as well. i didn’t know if i needed to look in for like body depth, wideness, etc for a good breeding doe
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    Bigger butt on market wethers

    thank you! i’m hoping they will get me some good butts and wethers! i’m plannin on keepin her kids(obviously a wether(if she has one) for my market goat project), and then if she gives me a doe i’m plannin on keepin her for a while to see her body structure. what should i start lookin for in a...
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    Bigger butt on market wethers

    the doe is the first two picture. she is from a really good line of breeding stock. she is a year old and about 150+ pounds. the 3rd and 4th pictures are the buck. that was when he was around 6 months old. he is now a year old. that is my 4H leaders buck. i am showin for 4H and FFA
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    Bigger butt on market wethers

    i’ve bought from my 4H leader the previous 2 years. i’m done with fair. i am starting to breed this year tho. so i’ll have babies in december, my fair is in June. i have a picture of my doe and the buck if you want to see?
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    Bigger butt on market wethers

    i have purebred boer wether goats. they do bc their siblings always have it. just never my goats for some reason. i always do hardcore butt workouts for them 🤣.
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    Bigger butt on market wethers

    Hello Homesteaders! I have been rasing market wethers for 2 years going on 3...I have raised 3 goats so far and none of them have had a butt on them, only stocky shoulders...does anyone know of a way to get butts on them? I know it has to do with genetics, and I have my own breeding doe this...
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    IF THIS WAS YOUR GOAT WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

    what you want to get as much fat on him and then run him/sprint him. that way he turns that fat into muscle. if there ain’t enough fat on him he will start degrading his body to build muscle and that’s when you’ll have problems. so you want to get as much fat on him and then turn that into fat.
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    IF THIS WAS YOUR GOAT WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

    ok so i raise market wethers for 4H and FFA and my question is what do you currently feed him? i feed my wethers/doeling lamb slam and goat dominator with some goat balancer i get at the feed store or on amazon lol. you want to do short sprints for 5 minutes, and walk with him for a mile or so...
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    goat has snotty nose

    he is acting normal, eating, and drinking. :idunno i hope it goes away
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    goat has snotty nose

    ok. what about his snotty nose
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    goat has snotty nose

    aaa yes he is on forage and he is on alfalfa too no he seems happy
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    goat has snotty nose

    good morning/evening homesteaders one of my goats has a really snotty nose, and a really bloated stomach. im thinking for the snotty nose that it’s the weather change being weird up here, but do you think it could be more? and for the stomach, he has a bunch of baking soda out for him and he...
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    goat has a snotty nose

    and another picture
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    goat has a snotty nose

    here is my wethers bloated stomach
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    Urgent Please - 3 day old kids with red mites

    i’m not sure. i would bathe them with warm water and soap every other day and try and get some DE as fast as you can. are you able to send pictures?
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