rehoming goats to large herd

Discussion in 'Goats' started by fishhead, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. fishhead

    fishhead Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I have an opportunity to rehome my 3 wethers to a herd of 38 goats. They've always been a herd of 3 since I got them 4 years ago.

    Do goats like that fit into a new larger herd?
     
  2. mpete

    mpete Well-Known Member Supporter

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    They will do their normal head butting routines to see who gets in which slot of the pecking order, but they should do fine as long as they have a large enough pasture/pen
     

  3. pookshollow

    pookshollow Pook's Hollow

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    They'll be fine, especially as they have each other to buddy up with.
     
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    fishhead Well-Known Member Supporter

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    They withdrew their offer so it looks like the boys will be home for another year. Good thing because I just bought $150 worth of hay.
     
  5. Backfourty,MI.

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    Glad to see your boys are staying with you at least for another year. They couldn't get much attention in a herd that size & would miss you.