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Ready or Not....... Shouldvknwnbetter- County Fair week

Discussion in 'Birthing, Weaning, and Raising Young Goats' started by Hens and Roos, Nov 25, 2014.

  1. May 15, 2018
    Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Herd Master

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    it's a joint venture here ;)
     
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    Of course you have one empty pen that one is for when you have 5 goats. You didn't list any wethers. I think maybe 5 goats is the max a person can have.
     
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  3. May 16, 2018
    Wehner Homestead

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    I need to make some of those boys into wethers...May just ship them though. Can’t really justify feeding them when they can’t produce more goats and/or milk...
     
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    Bruce

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    Then you will never have more than 4 goats, that isn't many ;)
     
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  5. May 16, 2018
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    anything we are sending to process will get wethered to make sure that there isn't a bucky taste.
     
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    Except you need to know your customers. Apparently some cultures want them intact. Or so I've read here on BYH.
     
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    So where are all these "cultures" anyway? :idunno So far, the only customers I've had are plain vanilla, boring white people. :lol:
     
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    Um, I don't recall but I do remember people here posting that they intentionally kept their boys intact because the customers wanted them that way.
     
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    We have a local slaughterhouse that takes drop offs. We’ve always left ours intact when headed there. He pays a little more per pound. They aren’t quite big enough to be “Bucky” tasting when we take them. He sells to restaurants in Chicago and the local Middle Eastern and Hispanic population special order from him also.
     
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  10. May 17, 2018
    Hens and Roos

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    we haven't looked into anything like that here @Wehner Homestead , I know we can take them to auction if needed. We only had a couple processed last year for our freezer.
     
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