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    Thread: Lamancha Pack Wethers
Post: RE: Lamancha Pack Wethers

I wish they weren't so far away!!
Henrico451 Classifieds 3 3,117 06-01-2019, 10:23 AM
    Thread: Goats and Pups on Memorial Day
Post: Goats and Pups on Memorial Day

We always have a big family get together on Memorial Day.  This year we had three new attendees, and some old timers... Here are Genevieve and Dumbledore by the play area. Here are some pictu...
Henrico451 Goats at Home 0 1,463 05-30-2019, 06:02 PM
    Thread: Training Began Today
Post: Training Began Today

Okay... training began today!  I went to Walmart and got me a good water gun.  When I went to the gate, I said, very loudly, get back and then I sprayed their little faces with the water gun.  Work...
Henrico451 Training at Home and On the Trail 2 1,739 05-30-2019, 05:49 PM
    Thread: Baby Behavior
Post: RE: Baby Behavior

I've been tying them while they eat their sweet feed. I read on Marc's site that he does this. I have an acre of shrub, grass, brush, briers, trees and other stuff. Mine don't even touch their hay....
Henrico451 Training at Home and On the Trail 5 5,442 05-30-2019, 05:31 PM
    Thread: Baby Behavior
Post: RE: Baby Behavior

Yes it does... no more walking against my leg or rubbing heads on my legs.  I don't want an unruly goat later in life, that is for sure.  I just wasn't sure at what age I should watch these behavior...
Henrico451 Training at Home and On the Trail 5 5,442 05-29-2019, 06:55 PM
    Thread: New to Goats and Pack Goats
Post: RE: New to Goats and Pack Goats

She is full blood Nigerian.  I have seen mom and dad and am good friends with the lady who bred her.  She's actually one of my friends who is starting to train a couple of pack goats also.
Henrico451 Introductions and Networking 14 21,486 05-29-2019, 06:49 PM
    Thread: Dogs at home & on the trail
Post: RE: Dogs at home & on the trail

Actually, if you look at the pictures I posted in my newbie thread, you'll see one where my little yorkie is trailing behind the goats.
Henrico451 Goats at Home 4 4,265 05-28-2019, 08:58 PM
    Thread: Dogs at home & on the trail
Post: RE: Dogs at home & on the trail

I know this is an older thread and you've probably already found a pup, but I have two Yorkshire terriers.  They are tenacious on the trail, they are love bugs in the house, and they are so very easy...
Henrico451 Goats at Home 4 4,265 05-28-2019, 08:57 PM
    Thread: Panniers for Hunters
Post: RE: Panniers for Hunters

Can you use them empty for training?  I noticed you said on your site you have a training gear for younger goats.  Does this fit with the saddle for training or is that saddle different?
Henrico451 The Hunter's Lodge 13 19,879 05-28-2019, 08:28 PM
    Thread: Baby Behavior
Post: Baby Behavior

I've read the threads on here about goat aggression, but I'm a complete newbie, so I was wondering about some of the behavior of my babies. First, Gandalf, my bottle baby,whose only 11 weeks old, ...
Henrico451 Training at Home and On the Trail 5 5,442 05-28-2019, 07:58 PM
    Thread: Diarrhea
Post: Diarrhea

My little Nigerian girls has had diarrhea since Monday.  I haven't change her food or the source of her water.  What do I need to look for? Thanks, Ronni
Henrico451 Health and Wellness 0 939 05-28-2019, 07:43 PM
    Thread: New to Goats and Pack Goats
Post: RE: New to Goats and Pack Goats

Nanno Wrote: (05-28-2019, 12:14 PM) -- Pygmy goats and Nigerian Dwarfs aren't the same breed. I'm on another goat website where it seems like most of the people raise Nigies, and their Nigies need co...
Henrico451 Introductions and Networking 14 21,486 05-28-2019, 07:38 PM
    Thread: New to Goats and Pack Goats
Post: RE: New to Goats and Pack Goats

Sanhestar Wrote: (05-27-2019, 03:01 AM) -- Welcome! One thing to keep in mind as the goats will mature. Pygmy goats are copper sensitive and can't have copper in their mineral feed whereas "nor...
Henrico451 Introductions and Networking 14 21,486 05-28-2019, 10:36 AM
    Thread: New From Texas. Looking for.Goats.& Other Packers
Post: RE: New From Texas. Looking for.Goats.& Other Pack...

I'm from around the Texarkana area.  I have been looking everywhere for an alpine.  Where did you find yours?  I have a LaMancha and a Kiko that I want to try to pack train.  I also have a little ...
Henrico451 Introductions and Networking 5 5,870 05-27-2019, 07:17 PM
    Thread: New Member from Arkansas
Post: RE: New Member from Arkansas

Hi... I'm new to the site also and I'm from the Texarkana area.  I'm trying to meet people in Arkansas, Texas, and Lousiana who have experience with pack goats and don't mind giving some advice.  Wh...
Henrico451 Introductions and Networking 6 5,940 05-27-2019, 07:11 PM
    Thread: New to Goats and Pack Goats
Post: RE: New to Goats and Pack Goats

Here are some pictures of our little ones on a hike we went on Sunday.  They did so well!!  I have a white and silver LaMancha male named Gandalf, a white and tan Kiko male named Dumbledore, and a f...
Henrico451 Introductions and Networking 14 21,486 05-27-2019, 07:01 PM
    Thread: New to Goats and Pack Goats
Post: RE: New to Goats and Pack Goats

Nanno Wrote: (05-27-2019, 06:40 AM) -- Henrico451 Wrote: (05-27-2019, 01:39 AM) -- I live in Texas.  I won't make the Rendezvous this year. -- Where in Texas? We just held a mini NAPgA Rendezvou...
Henrico451 Introductions and Networking 14 21,486 05-27-2019, 11:28 AM
    Thread: New to Goats and Pack Goats
Post: RE: New to Goats and Pack Goats

Nanno Wrote: (05-26-2019, 07:18 PM) -- Welcome! Goats sure are a lot of fun and very smart! We've trained most of ours to do tricks and also work with them on dog ability obstacles. Where are you fro...
Henrico451 Introductions and Networking 14 21,486 05-27-2019, 01:39 AM
    Thread: New to Goats and Pack Goats
Post: New to Goats and Pack Goats

Hi... My family and I decided to get a little Nigerian Dwarf girl for a pet.  I've had dogs all my life, but I've never had a goat, so it was going to be something different.  Well... needless to sa...
Henrico451 Introductions and Networking 14 21,486 05-26-2019, 07:00 PM