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How To Find Goat Sitter For Holiday

Discussion in 'Everything Else Goats' started by reneerising, Dec 7, 2018.

  1. Dec 7, 2018
    reneerising

    reneerising Exploring the pasture

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    We are going on Christmas vacation for one week. How can we find a sitter that will come to our place to feed, give water and check on them?

    Maryland-*Charles, St Marys or Calvert County.
     
  2. Dec 7, 2018
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Herd Master

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    Call your vet's office and see if they know of anyone? :hu
     
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    Goat Whisperer

    Goat Whisperer Herd Master

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    This time of year is hard for finding sitters, most are already booked. I agree with FEM, call your vet and see if they have any recommendations.
     
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    Southern by choice

    Southern by choice Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    I may know someone. What county are you in? The person probably won't go to Calvert, and doubt would go all the way to Point Lookout.
    What livestock do you have?
     
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  5. Dec 7, 2018
    OneFineAcre

    OneFineAcre Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    It may not help you this year, but it would be good to get involved with a local club or organization of fellow goat owners. Here we have several organizations like the NC Dairy Goat Breeders Association
    In the past we have gotten a farm sitter through the club when we go out of town.
    I think there is one in MD or a regional one. I think I have seen it on FB. Maybe do a search on FB
     
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    B&B Happy goats

    B&B Happy goats True BYH Addict Golden Herd Member

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    Local 4 H group ?
     
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    Latestarter

    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Golden Herd Member

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    Local FFA group?
     
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    Baymule

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    Neighbor?
     
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