Search Results
Post Author Forum Replies Views Posted [asc]
    Thread: Feeding Pellets
Post: RE: Feeding Pellets

Nanno Wrote: (11-25-2016, 08:06 PM) -- That's a tricky question because hay flakes don't really come in standard sizes and goats don't come with standard requirements. But in general four wethers wil...
dutch007 Health and Wellness 8 14,874 12-07-2016, 08:51 PM
    Thread: Feeding Pellets
Post: RE: Feeding Pellets

Nanno Wrote: (11-22-2016, 11:39 AM) -- I've fed goats on fine timothy before and haven't had problems with waste as long as I'm not feeding too much. I say cut their ration way down and see what happ...
dutch007 Health and Wellness 8 14,874 11-23-2016, 09:00 PM
    Thread: Feeding Pellets
Post: RE: Feeding Pellets

Sanhestar Wrote: (11-20-2016, 10:46 PM) -- Pellet feeding is "dangerous" on several levels. Nanno already mentioned how fast pellets are eaten and how much time of the day is left after that. As rum...
dutch007 Health and Wellness 8 14,874 11-21-2016, 09:53 PM
    Thread: Feeding Pellets
Post: Feeding Pellets

 My boys seem to waste quite a bit of feed regardless of the style of feeder I use resulting in a waste of money. When I fed them pellets as youngsters they didn't seem to waste any. I understand tha...
dutch007 Health and Wellness 8 14,874 11-20-2016, 09:54 AM
    Thread: Update on my new packer "Nick"
Post: Update on my new packer "Nick"

                 It has been a while since I posted anything in regards to my new packer. He has assimilated into the herd very well and in maintaining his "I'm the Boss" status amongst the ...
dutch007 The Campfire 2 3,850 07-29-2016, 01:04 AM
    Thread: Water on hikes
Post: RE: Water on hikes

Thanks for the info, everyone.
dutch007 Health and Wellness 13 17,894 05-29-2016, 03:47 PM
    Thread: Water on hikes
Post: Water on hikes

Good Morning, Pack Goat Central. I have noticed over the last year of hiking with my boys that no matter how tired they are or how long we have been hiking, the boys don't drink when we come to stre...
dutch007 Health and Wellness 13 17,894 05-28-2016, 07:07 AM
    Thread: First loaded pack trip
Post: First loaded pack trip

Well, other than being a touch out of shape my new packer did alright. We delivered the payload and made it back home safe and sound. He packed 40lb (which was a touch heavy for his current stamina le...
dutch007 The Campfire 3 4,475 05-26-2016, 05:16 PM
    Thread: First group hike
Post: First group hike

Today was the first hike with my new packer with my 3, 15 month old wethers. My young boys have developed into really good trail companions over the last year, but I was curious to see how long it wo...
dutch007 The Campfire 0 1,817 05-19-2016, 04:59 PM
    Thread: New packers test results
Post: RE: New packers test results

hihobaron Wrote: (05-19-2016, 08:48 AM) -- Hello dutch007 Sounds good. The next step: Is get them all loaded and out on the trail to "Goatafy" and learn trail manners. As long as YOU are Boss Goa...
dutch007 The Campfire 5 7,201 05-19-2016, 10:24 AM
    Thread: New packers test results
Post: RE: New packers test results

Same here with the all boy group. Two of my boys gave him space, but Schmidt wanted to test his meddle and quickly found out he was outmatched by the goat that was 100lb heavier and 13 inches taller :...
dutch007 The Campfire 5 7,201 05-19-2016, 06:45 AM
    Thread: Packing Moose
Post: RE: Packing Moose

Yeah, idaho
dutch007 The Campfire 7 9,245 05-18-2016, 02:43 PM
    Thread: New packers test results
Post: New packers test results

It is with happiness that I can report that my new addition is negative for CAE,CL and johnes. Time to assimilate into the herd.
dutch007 The Campfire 5 7,201 05-18-2016, 02:04 PM
    Thread: Planting Browse
Post: RE: Planting Browse

IdahoNancy Wrote: (03-14-2016, 09:13 PM) -- Wide leaf maple, vine maple, dog wood, service berry, alder, birch, aspen, poplar and ash. Wild roses and any kind of raspberry, blackberry, or salmonberry...
dutch007 Health and Wellness 7 9,699 05-18-2016, 01:27 PM
    Thread: Packing Moose
Post: Packing Moose

How many boys would it take to pack a boned out bull moose? Well, more than I have, but I drew a moose permit, so my 1 packer will get a taste of the action.
dutch007 The Campfire 7 9,245 05-18-2016, 10:00 AM
    Thread: Riding saddle
Post: Riding saddle

Has anyone used a riding saddle? What are youryour thoughts.
dutch007 Equipment & Techniques for the Trail 1 4,447 05-17-2016, 04:17 PM
    Thread: Hoof re-reshaping
Post: RE: Hoof re-reshaping

hihobaron Wrote: (05-16-2016, 05:38 PM) -- dutch007 Hello Dutch Glad you got him trimmed. Suggestion: If he was that out of shape and you trimmed them back that much at one time. I trim horses my...
dutch007 Health and Wellness 3 5,422 05-16-2016, 08:35 PM
    Thread: Hoof re-reshaping
Post: Hoof re-reshaping

Trimmed the new goats back hooves today. Whew, they needed a lot of work, but w got them back into good form and I think he will feel better on tomorrows hike. He became impatient, but help from a fr...
dutch007 Health and Wellness 3 5,422 05-16-2016, 03:24 PM
    Thread: lump at vaccination site
Post: RE: lump at vaccination site

Got home from being gone for 4 days and the lump in question had aspirated itself and was scabbed over
dutch007 Health and Wellness 8 13,687 05-16-2016, 06:25 AM
    Thread: Day 3 with our new boy, Nick
Post: RE: Day 3 with our new boy, Nick

Nanno Wrote: (05-12-2016, 07:54 AM) -- CAE is transmissible through blood and milk. Goats could possibly give it to each other when butting heads if both have a scur come loose, but the chance of wet...
dutch007 The Campfire 12 15,900 05-12-2016, 08:17 PM