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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Southern by choice, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. Sep 27, 2014
    goatgurl

    goatgurl Herd Master

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    if i get to vote I'm voting with SBC, you definitely need goats and i love those no eared goats too. they are loving, have great personalitys and give wonderful milk. and with 8 acres you can easily have a couple of goats and a couple of sheep as well. i love lamb and can't afford it in the grocery store so i raise my own and sell the extras. i only have 2 ewes who had 4 lambs so it worked out well. I'm so excited for you, you're going to have so much fun. hard work but a lot of fun. and as a side note about the poison ivy i use to get it really bad if i just looked at a vine but an old woman in west Virginia told me if i would take the goats out and make sure they ate the poison ivy and then drink the milk that i would develop an immunity to it and tho it made me really nervous thinking i would breakout down my throat or some weird thing a. i didn't and b. it worked like a charm and i almost never get it now and when i do it is a very mild case. another great reason to get goats. and paris is going to do great, she's going to love her new home and her new charges
     
  2. Sep 27, 2014
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    Wow goatgurl, that is some good information! I guess I have to get goats now so I can drink some poison ivy milk!! :drool
     
  3. Sep 28, 2014
    frustratedearthmother

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    Poison ivy milk - that just sounds WRONG! (but if it works - who cares, lol)
     
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  4. Sep 28, 2014
    goatgurl

    goatgurl Herd Master

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    i know FEM, the first year i tried it i had to put chocolate in it to drink it. not that it tasted a bit different than the regular milk but in my head i thought yuck and just couldn't drink it plain. but when i saw how well it worked for me i got over it.
     
  5. Sep 28, 2014
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    If it would keep me from breaking out with horrible itching, then bring on the goats!!! Well, @Southern by choice , looks like goats are winning the goat/sheep contest!
     
  6. Sep 28, 2014
    norseofcourse

    norseofcourse Herd Master

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    My sheep love eating poison ivy, and I milked two of the ewes this summer - just had to put in a good word for sheep! ;)

    Wonder how much milk you have to drink - I should have enough milk next year to have more to drink (I saved most of this year's for cheese, fudge and soap).
     
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  7. Sep 29, 2014
    Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Herd Master

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    interesting, you wonder if you could build resistance to other allergies?
     
  8. Sep 29, 2014
    goatgurl

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    that's what they do when you take allergy shots. first find out what you are allergic to then give you tiny amounts and slowly increase it till you have built up a resistance to the allergen. works most of the time. i eat local honey and eat the bee pollen for allergies and it works pretty good.
     
  9. Nov 18, 2014
    Bryan99705

    Bryan99705 Chillin' with the herd

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    I always thought it would be fun to have Issac sheep and watch a thief chestnutridgeheritagesheephead2.jpg meet the ram!
     
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