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    Thread: What's it like in your neck of the woods right now?
Post: RE: What's it like in your neck of the woods right...

sharing resources on homoeopathic/alternative possibilities of prevention, boosting the immune system, etc. Read with care and consider what fits for you. In doubt, contact a physician or homoeopat...
Sanhestar The Campfire 13 4,478 03-20-2020, 11:52 PM
    Thread: What's it like in your neck of the woods right now?
Post: RE: What's it like in your neck of the woods right...

Nanno Wrote: (03-20-2020, 02:15 PM) -- I'm still not 100% sure what the panic is about. Every description of this virus sounds exactly like what went through our area in January/February so I'm think...
Sanhestar The Campfire 13 4,478 03-20-2020, 10:01 PM
    Thread: Hauling Firewood
Post: RE: Hauling Firewood

well done, all!
Sanhestar Carting and Pulling 2 1,470 03-06-2020, 01:23 PM
    Thread: Hail the Queen
Post: RE: Hail the Queen

Charlie Horse Wrote: (01-10-2020, 03:45 PM) --   I just wish something could have been figured out earlier.  -- The problem with this, if it was indeed that neurological problem with the rumen g...
Sanhestar G.O.A.T. 20 10,570 01-12-2020, 01:56 AM
    Thread: Differences in saddle brands
Post: RE: Differences in saddle brands

Stringinit Wrote: (01-09-2020, 09:19 AM) -- I too noticed the breast strap was hanging too low but I haven't figured out a way from keeping the breast strap from pulling the whole saddle forward onto...
Sanhestar The Hunter's Lodge 14 6,679 01-09-2020, 01:01 PM
    Thread: Hail the Queen
Post: RE: Hail the Queen

that's way too soon. Only thing that comes to mind is a failure of the nerve node that stimulates and regulates the contractions of the stomachs. But this, too, is a sickness more common in older goat...
Sanhestar G.O.A.T. 20 10,570 01-09-2020, 06:38 AM
    Thread: Differences in saddle brands
Post: RE: Differences in saddle brands

that also looks like the breast strap is sitting too low.
Sanhestar The Hunter's Lodge 14 6,679 01-08-2020, 09:03 PM
    Thread: Differences in saddle brands
Post: RE: Differences in saddle brands

yes, the quality of the fotos isn't good. Really old camera, poor lighting. The hind girth system has additional straps that connect to the panniers with a click snap and can be adjusted in length....
Sanhestar The Hunter's Lodge 14 6,679 01-08-2020, 12:03 PM
    Thread: Differences in saddle brands
Post: RE: Differences in saddle brands

What type of NorthWest packsaddles do you have? The wooden sawbuck or the custom fit? The custom fit should not cause rubbing when fitted correctly. I have so far to test the mountain straps long t...
Sanhestar The Hunter's Lodge 14 6,679 01-08-2020, 04:25 AM
    Thread: Trouble with Newer Livestock Dog
Post: RE: Trouble with Newer Livestock Dog

sometimes the spaying doesn't "take" = some errand tissue remains and produces hormones. Think about asking a vet to have her hormonal blood levels checked, if that's the case.
Sanhestar Goats at Home 5 2,450 12-30-2019, 08:10 AM
    Thread: Strange behavior by one of my wethers this morning
Post: RE: Strange behavior by one of my wethers this mor...

fingers crossed :-)
Sanhestar Health and Wellness 7 3,111 12-17-2019, 12:28 AM
    Thread: Strange behavior by one of my wethers this morning
Post: RE: Strange behavior by one of my wethers this mor...

first thing I thought of was back pain. Young goats play rough and it's possible that he was hurt in a "man game". Have you checked if he has a pain reaction when you palpate his back? How far back...
Sanhestar Health and Wellness 7 3,111 12-16-2019, 09:19 PM
    Thread: Flighty boy
Post: RE: Flighty boy

I made a short instructional video on how to train a "collar grab" with a skittish goat for a friend earlier this year. The video was staged - using Freddie - as Freddie already knows this behaviour...
Sanhestar Training at Home and On the Trail 9 3,508 12-14-2019, 08:46 PM
    Thread: Flighty boy
Post: RE: Flighty boy

I have had great success in using clicker training with several shy/flighty goats in the last years. Here's the link to story of Freddie, who started this journey with me https://www.packgoatcen...
Sanhestar Training at Home and On the Trail 9 3,508 12-14-2019, 01:45 AM
    Thread: agressive dominant alpine
Post: RE: agressive dominant alpine

First, check your goat pen and housing. Has it enough room for all goats or is it rather on the smaller side? If you can, add more room/space. Do you have partitions? These can be feeders that can ...
Sanhestar Goats at Home 5 2,783 11-06-2019, 09:15 PM
    Thread: Pack Saddle Adjustment Question
Post: RE: Pack Saddle Adjustment Question

yes, please post pictures.
Sanhestar Equipment & Techniques for the Trail 3 2,416 08-21-2019, 07:59 PM
    Thread: Trip Home Not Going Well
Post: RE: Trip Home Not Going Well

oh dear! I hope you get all problems fixed soon!
Sanhestar Tales from the Trail 8 3,853 06-27-2019, 12:52 PM
    Thread: Recurring infection mystery
Post: RE: Recurring infection mystery

you write from one generation? How old are they in relation to your other goats?
Sanhestar Health and Wellness 4 2,688 06-10-2019, 08:48 PM
    Thread: Slow-feed Horse Hay Bags for Goats????
Post: RE: Slow-feed Horse Hay Bags for Goats????

I stocked up on them over a period of two years, making use of special pricing, etc. Not sure what your trailer setup is for your goats but maybe you could use one NibbleNet for two or more goats, ...
Sanhestar Equipment & Techniques for the Trail 6 3,533 06-01-2019, 07:12 AM
    Thread: Training Began Today
Post: RE: Training Began Today

I follow a different approach. Started to build a new packstring last year and one of the goats that came to us from different breeders - Baku - had been given to us because he was bullied by his f...
Sanhestar Training at Home and On the Trail 2 1,858 05-30-2019, 10:27 PM