Regarding Miniatures

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by Accola, Apr 12, 2005.

  1. Accola

    Accola New Member

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    Greetings all! I am new here and offering my hand to build good strong friendship.
    Please do tell me all about these beautiful Miniatures! They are my passion!
    Best Wishes!
    Accola.
     
  2. Meg Z

    Meg Z winding down

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    Hi, and welcome to the forum. You'll have to give us some more information, though. Miniature what? Goats? Horses? Cows? Corn? :p Let us know what information you need, and surely someone on here can help!

    Meg
     

  3. Terri

    Terri Singletree & Weight Loss & Permaculture Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    Perhaps you mean mineature horses?

    I saw a wild roan stallion in town last spring. A front was moving in and the wind was INTENSE! He bucked, he crowhopped, he spun like a rodeo horse, and then he charged across the 2 acre pasture with his mares. His mane and tail were banners in the wind.

    He was also just 3 feet tall.
     
  4. BamaSuzy

    BamaSuzy Well-Known Member

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    My goal is to eventually have a breeding pair of miniature horses and a breeding pair of miniature Dexter cattle....and eventually small herds of each to sell them for pets to people who would really care for them....but that is a BIG dream because most are so expensive right now!

    I do have boar-nubian goats, Angora rabbits, all breeds of laying hens and an assortment of cats and dogs that are all loved, spoiled, and useful!
     
  5. BamaSuzy

    BamaSuzy Well-Known Member

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    Oh---and how did I leave off the Babydoll miniature sheep that I really really want for my spinning....
     
  6. bergere

    bergere Just living Life

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    The older I get, the more I like my miniature animals.

    Have miniature horses, and a mini Jenny. Used to raise miniature sheep, and hope again in the future. Have Bantam chicks on order.
    If I could, would run a few miniature steers, too.
     
  7. birdie_poo

    birdie_poo Well-Known Member

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    I think I'm in the same boat...I think I like them because as we get older we shrinkn and still want to tower over everything :haha: :haha: :haha: !!

    Seriously, I love tiny things, but practically, I have to have large because we eat large and it's easier to have a giant rabbit that a few smaller ones.

    Once mine fly the coop, I will look into minis. Hubby wants a horse, I say no, so maybe this wil lbe the compromise???