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    Thread: Goats on the loose!
Post: RE: Goats on the loose!

Man, that is some good looking head gear!!! I agree smelliest parade ever.
Mike News and Events 5 2,474 05-18-2020, 03:50 PM
    Thread: Score One for Our Side!
Post: RE: Score One for Our Side!

Nice job brother.  Way to spread great goat info to a wide group of people.  Hows the goat book comming?
Mike The Campfire 5 2,270 05-18-2020, 03:46 PM
    Thread: DIY easily adjustable goat pack train
Post: RE: DIY easily adjustable goat pack train

Blackie's Maiden, I only hooked them together for training walking in the neighbor hood and I use it in parking lots for getting from my truck to the trail head.   I do not use it on trail.  Hav...
Mike Equipment & Techniques for the Trail 11 10,671 08-13-2019, 12:04 AM
    Thread: Stolen Goat Eugene,OR area
Post: RE: Stolen Goat Eugene,OR area

Ya, that could very well be true.
Mike The Campfire 6 4,119 05-09-2019, 09:08 PM
    Thread: Stolen Goat Eugene,OR area
Post: RE: Stolen Goat Eugene,OR area

Charlie Horse Wrote: (05-08-2019, 10:45 PM) -- I hate to say it.  But some psycho probably has him at the taxidermy shop right now.  Just my 2 cents. --
Mike The Campfire 6 4,119 05-09-2019, 09:07 PM
    Thread: Veterinarian Recommendations
Post: RE: Veterinarian Recommendations

Clover Valley Veterinary Services 3805 SE Donato Ln  Port Orchard, WA 98367 Phone: (360) 917-5887  Email: info@clovervalleyvet.com
Mike Health and Wellness 4 3,327 05-06-2019, 06:58 AM
    Thread: Sad :-(
Post: RE: Sad :-(

He must be a really hard sleeper if rats chewed off his ears!!! :D :D I am also glad that the only loss was part of his beard!!!
Mike The Campfire 2 1,835 03-12-2019, 10:10 PM
    Thread: Highlined Packgoats photo
Post: RE: Highlined Packgoats photo

Taffy Wrote: (03-06-2019, 07:09 PM) -- Mike Wrote: (03-06-2019, 11:34 AM) -- Thanks, he is a good looking dude.  You might be surprised.  He has amazing horn awareness.  He has absolute precision...
Mike Tales from the Trail 9 9,072 03-06-2019, 09:34 PM
    Thread: Highlined Packgoats photo
Post: RE: Highlined Packgoats photo

Thats amazing.  Where in Utah are those cracks/ chutes in Utah.  We are taking our kids mountain biking in Arches National Park summer 2020 so we are starting to plan now.  It would be cool to hik...
Mike Tales from the Trail 9 9,072 03-06-2019, 04:07 PM
    Thread: Highlined Packgoats photo
Post: RE: Highlined Packgoats photo

Thanks, he is a good looking dude.  You might be suprised.  He has amazing horn awarness.  He has absolute pressision with the tips of those things.  Kinda like a elk through timber. Taffy,  W...
Mike Tales from the Trail 9 9,072 03-06-2019, 11:34 AM
    Thread: Pack Buck?
Post: RE: Pack Buck?

I packed Brian all last year while he was still a buck.  As was said above he smelled and his saddle and halter where always gross.  Also my hands and pant legs where always extra nasty during long ...
Mike Training at Home and On the Trail 6 9,845 03-05-2019, 09:40 PM
    Thread: Highlined Packgoats photo
Post: RE: Highlined Packgoats photo

I lowline my guys.  I dont know if these will help or not. Have a good one
Mike Tales from the Trail 9 9,072 03-05-2019, 09:27 PM
    Thread: Goat shed down!!!!
Post: RE: Goat shed down!!!!

Ya I actually called the polydome dealer in my area.  A basic one is $250.  Which I think is a steal, cant build or buy anything that tough for that cheap!!  We has them on my dairy farm in Vermont...
Mike The Campfire 8 4,456 02-14-2019, 09:47 PM
    Thread: Goat shed down!!!!
Post: Goat shed down!!!!

Last week in WA we got hit with about 20 inches of snow in our area.  It was all great at first.  Then I went over to feex the boys and found one of there sheds pancaked.  Kind of a bumber.  Howev...
Mike The Campfire 8 4,456 02-13-2019, 08:11 PM
    Thread: First Winter Goat Camp out
Post: RE: First Winter Goat Camp out

blackie Wrote: (02-09-2019, 09:27 AM) -- That was awesome. I hope we can get our boys trained as well as you have. We are still newbies. And your children are awesome! These experiences will make ...
Mike Tales from the Trail 22 14,609 02-09-2019, 11:31 PM
    Thread: Experienced packers
Post: RE: Experienced packers

Like Nanno said.  I have 3 solid goats that are pretty good boys.  I might be able to get $1200 for all three of them and there gear.  I would keep looking.  In six month go back to thst guy and ...
Mike Equipment & Techniques for the Trail 8 4,944 02-08-2019, 10:20 PM
    Thread: Experienced packers
Post: RE: Experienced packers

That guy is nuts!!  All my guys where either free or cheap rescues with zero packing experiance.  Training pack goats is easy , just gotta know the body style you want.  $1000.00 is insane for just...
Mike Equipment & Techniques for the Trail 8 4,944 02-07-2019, 11:06 PM
    Thread: Official NAPgA instagram account.
Post: RE: Official NAPgA instagram account.

I see the NAPgA has a Instagram account finally.  Great call, I cant wait to see our numbers and educational base grow!!!
Mike NAPgA News and Land Use Issues 6 5,589 02-05-2019, 10:13 PM
    Thread: Snow Day!!!!
Post: Snow Day!!!!

Luckily today in Western Washington we got snow.  We only got about a inch but it was enough to cause the schools to close for the day.  I also got of work this morning at 8am.  So my wife was off...
Mike Tales from the Trail 1 1,565 02-04-2019, 11:14 PM
    Thread: Medical Supplies on the Trail
Post: RE: Medical Supplies on the Trail

I am up for a hoof trim this week.  I am going to see if goats have a visual cabilary refill in there hoof pad.  Thats what we check on pt's before and after we put on a splint/ bandage/ terniquet...
Mike Equipment & Techniques for the Trail 9 5,980 02-01-2019, 11:07 PM