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So we were looking on Craigslist and we saw a black buck who was born in 2020 and we contacted the owner we might be buying him so our weather hear at home will have a friend becuase he’s starting to get very antsy in his pen he gets let out but he’s by himself a lot and just needs a friend so we are gonna ask the owner some questions so that we’re not scammed and we’re gonna ask if we can pay in person! He’s up for 200 bucks we’re gonna casturate him when we get him though. I forgot to screenshot a picture of him but he’s pure black
 

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I am confused. That is a price for breeding stock.

Are you looking for a simple companion? A certain color?

Excess bucklings and wethers normally sell for about $50 every spring.
 

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I am confused. That is a price for breeding stock.

Are you looking for a simple companion? A certain color?

Excess bucklings and wethers normally sell for about $50 every spring.
He’s not a weather he’s a buck I’m looking for a simple companion for my weather here at home
 

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If you're looking for just a companion animal, you can pay more if you want to or maybe find them cheaper as Alice recommends. Is the animal from a tested herd?
 

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I am confused. That is a price for breeding stock.

Are you looking for a simple companion? A certain color?

Excess bucklings and wethers normally sell for about $50 every spring.
But then when we get him we’re going to get him casturated so he doesn’t breed our does we have 2 bucks for that but our weather is by himself all the time so we want to get a friend fro him
 

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If you're looking for just a companion animal, you can pay more if you want to or maybe find them cheaper as Alice recommends. Is the animal from a tested herd?
I’m pretty sure they are all we texted yesterday was that we are looking for a companion for our weather and I saw you had a buck for sale and she or he said that yes that he was available:) I’m asking questions today
 

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Can you run your wether with the two bucks you already have? Not that we have a bearing on what animals you buy but I personally wouldn't want more hayburners than I need.
 

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You could keep you wether with the bucks or even run him with the Does to get him some company. When I first read your post and you said "Black Buck" I was thinking you were talking about this:
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My hubby went to a hunting ranch and killed one of these Blackbucks......Yummy!
 

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Can you run your wether with the two bucks you already have? Not that we have a bearing on what animals you buy but I personally wouldn't want more hayburners than I need.
Yeah it would be smart but last time we did they didn’t get along with him
 

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I sure wouldn't pay $200 for a buck just to castrate him. My wethers are in the pasture with my bucks. And if I didn't have any bucks, they'd hang out with the does. No need to spend so much on a companion, when it sound like you have several companions already.
 

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I sure wouldn't pay $200 for a buck just to castrate him. My wethers are in the pasture with my bucks. And if I didn't have any bucks, they'd hang out with the does. No need to spend so much on a companion, when it sound like you have several companions already.
We’re gonna end up buying him just for the fact he’s pure black and we love his color in general so it’s semi for color and semi for pet ik he’s expensive but every other goat on there is going for 400 to 500 dollars and half of them are weathers
 

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You are going to castrate him, so he will BE a wether. You are going to spend $400 for a certain color.

Do you wear Prada shoes?
 

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You are going to castrate him, so he will BE a wether. You are going to spend $400 for a certain color.

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No actually I don’t and I don’t care if he will be a weather and it’s not 400 it’s 200 I spent more on my show weather I spent 950 dollars on my show WEATHER
 

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I didn’t make this thread for you to rat on my decision and he’s only $200 bucks but he is still a buck right now so obviously he’s gonna be pricey
 

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OK, so I'm not trying to be the spelling police or be snarky at all. But, if you are showing castrated goats, you should know that they are called WETHERS, not WEATHERS. At least, they are in the US. I don't know where you live, but I guess they could be called weathers where you are, although I've never seen or heard of it.
 

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It’s fine I don’t really think it matters honestly how it’s spelled it sounds the exact same and I’m in Texas so yeah it’s spelt wethers I just spell it weathers half the time
 

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OK, so I'm not trying to be the spelling police or be snarky at all. But, if you are showing castrated goats, you should know that they are called WETHERS, not WEATHERS. At least, they are in the US. I don't know where you live, but I guess they could be called weathers where you are, although I've never seen or heard of it.
But thanks anyway
 

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I didn’t make this thread for you to rat on my decision and he’s only $200 bucks but he is still a buck right now so obviously he’s gonna be pricey
So, you want to buy a buck goat, have the Vet castrate him and somehow he's gonna be pricey. You mean he will increase in value? If your other goats don't get along with your lonely goat, why will the new addition get along better?
I don't see the solution. What does the Vet charge to castrate goats?
 
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