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    Thread: Helicopters and stampeding goats
Post: RE: Helicopters and stampeding goats

Well, I have caused a ruckus. I filed a complaint through the FAA and I even got a response on a Sunday. I was unable to get a tail number and the FAA needs that information to proceed. I'm hoping PGE...
Stringinit Goats at Home 4 168 01-10-2022, 09:54 AM
    Thread: Helicopters and stampeding goats
Post: Helicopters and stampeding goats

Today like so many times before a low flying helicopter inspecting power lines has caused my goats to stampede. I have filed so many complaints to our power company, local sheriff, county and as well...
Stringinit Goats at Home 4 168 01-09-2022, 12:52 PM
    Thread: Doeling breeding age
Post: RE: Doeling breeding age

Much appreciated thank you all. Her heat cycle was very short, about a day and a half. I'm most likely not going to breed her this season. I have plenty of goats and too much milk, cheese, butter, ...
Stringinit Health and Wellness 4 428 12-14-2021, 05:15 PM
    Thread: Doeling breeding age
Post: Doeling breeding age

I don't have definite plans to breed my doeling but there is a possibility.  I am not experienced with younger does. Cricket (alpine/lamancha) is only 6 1/2 months old but she's over 80lbs and is...
Stringinit Health and Wellness 4 428 12-12-2021, 06:13 PM
    Thread: Too much!
Post: Too much!

I learned a valuable lesson a few days ago.  Everyone has heard or has been told to not drastically change your goats diet. Which I thought I was not. I have an old wine Vinyard, I don't make w...
Stringinit Health and Wellness 1 467 07-27-2021, 05:45 AM
    Thread: Sable/Saanen
Post: Sable/Saanen

I was curious if anyone has had the Sable variation of the Saanen on the trail packing.  I have a Saanen and he does great 99% of the time. Its only at the height of summer does he seem to show mo...
Stringinit Equipment & Techniques for the Trail 4 1,310 03-12-2021, 12:59 PM
    Thread: King of the mountain!
Post: RE: King of the mountain!

That's awesome! My kinda goat, la mancha too. How much are you asking for him... only if he had horns. Great picture by the way, it must've been pretty difficult to get up there.
Stringinit The Campfire 1 800 01-06-2021, 07:38 PM
    Thread: What did you do today?
Post: RE: Leif did it!

Taffy Wrote: (12-19-2020, 07:07 PM) -- Taffy Wrote: (12-18-2020, 08:50 PM) -- When I got home this evening I stopped at the goat pen to give them their nightly hay.  The gate to the hay mow was ope...
Stringinit The Campfire 1,364 1,850,987 12-22-2020, 08:39 AM
    Thread: Flighty boy
Post: RE: Flighty boy

Here he is
Stringinit Training at Home and On the Trail 9 4,703 12-20-2020, 09:05 AM
    Thread: Flighty boy
Post: RE: Flighty boy

Here's Topo from yesterday up on the mountain. It was wet and drizzly!
Stringinit Training at Home and On the Trail 9 4,703 12-20-2020, 09:01 AM
    Thread: Flighty boy
Post: RE: Flighty boy

Well, I decided to keep Topo, although he still has his moments. For awhile I was gaining no ground with Topo. Still flighty and skittish. He is the more dominant of the youngsters and just behind the...
Stringinit Training at Home and On the Trail 9 4,703 12-20-2020, 08:59 AM
    Thread: Christmas tree
Post: RE: Christmas tree

Here it is
Stringinit The Campfire 3 1,320 11-29-2020, 03:48 PM
    Thread: Christmas tree
Post: RE: Christmas tree

Another picture
Stringinit The Campfire 3 1,320 11-29-2020, 03:47 PM
  Smile Thread: Christmas tree
Post: Christmas tree

Happy holidays everyone.  The weekend after Thanksgiving is when I usually go out and get our Christmas tree. This year the tree was a bit too long so I had to cut it back. I know the goats love...
Stringinit The Campfire 3 1,320 11-29-2020, 03:44 PM
    Thread: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC
Post: RE: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC

Its really good to hear he pulled through the surgery. Hopefully he lives a long healthy life. I had the misfortune of being in your shoes and I opted out of surgical removal of the stones and ha...
Stringinit Health and Wellness 20 8,870 11-17-2020, 11:47 AM
    Thread: Castration
Post: RE: Castration

Very interesting, thank you Nanno. Good tip Charlie Horse, thank you. Looks like there'll be a vet visit in the near future.
Stringinit Health and Wellness 3 1,379 11-11-2020, 07:21 PM
    Thread: Castration
Post: Castration

Hey everyone. I was hoping to get some feedback from personal experience with what age is the preferred age for castration.  I have a 6 month old buck who is getting very bucky. He's half alpine...
Stringinit Health and Wellness 3 1,379 11-10-2020, 10:19 AM
    Thread: Need Advice. Goat Down with backend problems??
Post: RE: Need Advice. Goat Down with backend problems??

So sad to hear about your buddy passing. I just heard from a friend they lost their's to the exact same symptoms as you described. Ultra sound, blood work, fecal, lungs, temperature, all vitals showed...
Stringinit Health and Wellness 8 2,943 10-22-2020, 12:49 PM
    Thread: Grunting and grinding teeth
Post: RE: Grunting and grinding teeth

Well we decided to camp at the trailhead. Dipper was eating, drinking and peeing just fine. His grinding of his teeth quickly subsided and his groaning was getting more infrequent. By the morning he w...
Stringinit Health and Wellness 3 1,551 09-30-2020, 12:13 PM
    Thread: Grunting and grinding teeth
Post: Grunting and grinding teeth

I'm on my way to the trailhead and pulled over to check on the boys and one is grunting or moaning quietly and grinding his teeth a little.  They have been strictly eating grass hay with some appl...
Stringinit Health and Wellness 3 1,551 09-24-2020, 06:50 PM