My goat area

Discussion in 'Goats' started by GoldenWood Farm, Aug 5, 2006.

  1. GoldenWood Farm

    GoldenWood Farm Legally blonde! Supporter

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    Ok I am going to "walk" you guys as best as I can through my goat pasture for my does (I am afraid the pics aren't the best)

    Here we are standing in the barn door about to go outside.
    http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g84/GoldenWood3/Farm and critters/f8d25558.jpg
    (this is the view to the slight left)
    http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g84/GoldenWood3/Farm and critters/82c42a65.jpg

    Here we go outside going toward their big pasture (I am still almost in the doorway)
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    (if you look to your right you will see this)
    http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g84/GoldenWood3/Farm and critters/8fe70885.jpg

    I am stopping to show the view looking back as we go out to the pasture so you can see what their door looks like.
    http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g84/GoldenWood3/Farm and critters/e0d82e48.jpg

    Here we are at the enterance of the big pasture (looking straight forward).
    http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g84/GoldenWood3/Farm and critters/f52c34e6.jpg
    (this view is looking left slightly to where the rest of the pasture goes)
    http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g84/GoldenWood3/Farm and critters/f60f189f.jpg

    I pause a second and take a shot standing right in the "gateway" to their large pasture to show you their smaller "courtyard" it is a bit easier to see.
    http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g84/GoldenWood3/Farm and critters/2929539c.jpg

    I am now at the third part of their pasture.
    (this angle is slightly right on the pasture)
    http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g84/GoldenWood3/Farm and critters/4786829d.jpg
    (this angle is the left angle of their pasture)
    http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g84/GoldenWood3/Farm and critters/aceeac15.jpg
    (this angle is slightly left)
    http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g84/GoldenWood3/Farm and critters/d1cfd758.jpg

    This photo was tooken while standing between their 2nd and 3rd part of their pasture looking towards my barn.
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    I need to get some better photos to show it better. We have been so dry here so the grass is PARCHED. But it gives you an idea of their area. Wish I had a better camera. I have some more photos that need uploaded but I will do that after work tonight. Enjoy!

    MotherClucker
     
  2. KimM

    KimM Student of goatology.

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    Looks very cozy, clean and roomy to me! I think the photos look great! You have a very nice set-up there. :)
     

  3. Kittikity

    Kittikity Small scale homesteader

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    I wish I had the space you do.. Looks good.. I noticed you used t-posts and wire.. What kind of wire is that and how does it work for you? That's what I'm thinking of using to fence in our yard..
     
  4. GoldenWood Farm

    GoldenWood Farm Legally blonde! Supporter

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    We used just regular 5 foot field fencing like they do for cattle and horses. We do have hotwire running about 8-12 inches off the ground all around the inside of the fences though. That helps so the goats don't lean on the fence. If we had any goats that liked to hop out we would just put a strand running the top of the fence also but my gals like their area just fine so they don't try to (they have all that pasture AND free choice alfalfa pellets AND get hayed once a day...so they are SPOILED).

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  5. GoldenWood Farm

    GoldenWood Farm Legally blonde! Supporter

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    Ps: Did I mention I use the exact same kind of fencing for my bucks? Just the same kind of fencing and some hotwire and it works wonders (not to mention my boys can't see the girls.) But yea it will keep in hormonal bucks to (granted though my oldest buck is only 2)

    MotherClucker