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    Thread: Pack Goats
Post: RE: Pack Goats

Welcome Colby. I live in Central Washington (Selah) and have a herd of 14 young pack goats, 2 bucklings, 2 doelings, 6 does, and 4 wethers. I may add a couple more does later this summer, I just hav...
SpotNStalk Introductions and Networking 3 67 07-19-2021, 02:26 PM
    Thread: Free FAMACHA Certification
Post: RE: Free FAMACHA Certification

Has anyone registered for this and actually received a confirmation?
SpotNStalk News and Events 1 458 03-24-2021, 09:07 PM
    Thread: 2 year old disbudded Oberhasli $200 on CL in WA
Post: 2 year old disbudded Oberhasli $200 on CL in WA

This is not my goat and I don't know anything about it but thought I would share in case someone might be interested in giving this guy a good home.   https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/grd/d/ca...
SpotNStalk Classifieds 0 313 03-20-2021, 07:32 PM
    Thread: Goats and Gear for sale
Post: RE: Goats and Gear for sale

I would like to buy the goat coats and the two soft packs. Please let me know if they are still available.
SpotNStalk Classifieds 6 895 03-20-2021, 01:55 PM
    Thread: 2 - 5 year old pack goats
Post: 2 - 5 year old pack goats

Not mine but thought I would share in case anyone is looking for some experienced packers without horns.   https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/grd/d/gresham-proven-pack-goats/7289479041.html
SpotNStalk Classifieds 2 615 03-11-2021, 12:15 AM
    Thread: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC
Post: RE: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC

I thought I would update this thread with the latest information regarding Journey's bout with UC. The Tuesday before Thanksgiving they did another endoscopy and were able to flush fluid both directi...
SpotNStalk Health and Wellness 20 6,167 12-09-2020, 07:31 PM
    Thread: 4 you old packgoat - Oregon
Post: 4 you old packgoat - Oregon

Not mine and I don't know the seller but thought someone might be interested. https://oregoncoast.craigslist.org/grd/d/coquille-experienced-pack-goat-wether/7237120245.html
SpotNStalk Classifieds 0 580 11-28-2020, 12:15 AM
    Thread: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC
Post: RE: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC

Nanno Wrote: (11-22-2020, 02:01 PM) -- How's your fella doing? Did you find a lab to analyze the stones? -- I just posted on his status.  He's doing okay but still blocked.  Hopefully they will get...
SpotNStalk Health and Wellness 20 6,167 11-22-2020, 02:08 PM
    Thread: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC
Post: RE: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC

They sedated him Wednesday and tried to do contrast imaging but couldn't get the dye to pass from either direction in the upper portion of the urethra so that pretty much tells them he is blocked in t...
SpotNStalk Health and Wellness 20 6,167 11-22-2020, 02:05 PM
    Thread: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC
Post: RE: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC

He's doing great in recovery. This was in ICU but he was blood levels and kidney function are real good so they took him off IV and moved him out of ICU.
SpotNStalk Health and Wellness 20 6,167 11-14-2020, 11:33 PM
    Thread: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC
Post: RE: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC

Nanno Wrote: (11-13-2020, 07:18 PM) -- Oh no! I'm so sorry! Make sure to get those stones tested so you know for sure what you're dealing with. Calcium and phosphorus stones require different managem...
SpotNStalk Health and Wellness 20 6,167 11-13-2020, 11:10 PM
    Thread: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC
Post: One of my wethers in surgery at WSU for UC

So my goat shelters and pen are about 50 feet outside my back door. At 3:30 in the morning my lab barked and I got up to let him out. He did his business and we went back to bed. Not two minutes later...
SpotNStalk Health and Wellness 20 6,167 11-13-2020, 04:24 PM
    Thread: 3 Days on White Pass
Post: RE: 3 Days on White Pass

Hey Mike. Great write up and pictures. Its cool to see you out there packing goats in areas that are somewhat familiar to me. Where are you located in Washington? I'm in Selah. I have 4 boys and ...
SpotNStalk Tales from the Trail 12 9,110 09-15-2020, 08:35 AM
    Thread: My Lead Goat's Foot Problem-Advice?
Post: RE: My Lead Goat's Foot Problem-Advice?

Nanno Wrote: (08-22-2020, 07:41 PM) -- Oh dear. That does look bad. Is he Saanen? I tend to see a lot of splayed hooves and weak pasterns in the Saanen breed, which is really unfortunate since they a...
SpotNStalk Health and Wellness 8 2,364 08-23-2020, 12:01 AM
    Thread: Goat's toes are pointed inward / crossing -- he can't walk without pain.
Post: RE: Goat's toes are pointed inward / crossing -- h...

Yeah, that goats hoof looks like it hasn't been trimmed, at least not properly, for months in my opinion. Now, it looks like the pen the goat is in consists of very soft ground so the hooves will not...
SpotNStalk Health and Wellness 10 3,281 08-19-2020, 07:18 PM
    Thread: Goat's toes are pointed inward / crossing -- he can't walk without pain.
Post: RE: Goat's toes are pointed inward / crossing -- h...

I am far, far, far from an expert but I tend to agree with Nanno. I recently had a goat pinch a rear hoof in a rotting out plywood bridge that his foot went through and when he pulled it back out he ...
SpotNStalk Health and Wellness 10 3,281 08-19-2020, 03:19 PM
    Thread: Craigslist gear links
Post: RE: Craigslist gear links

Again, not my post but it looks like someone has at least put some time into working with this goat to be a packer so I thought I'd share it here. https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/grd/d/nordland-...
SpotNStalk Classifieds 15 33,556 08-14-2020, 03:10 PM
    Thread: Craigslist gear links
Post: RE: Craigslist gear links

This is not my post but I thought someone else might be interested in adding a 2 1/2 year old Dwite Sharp wether to their herd. Looks like the current owner has had problems getting him to do water c...
SpotNStalk Classifieds 15 33,556 08-14-2020, 03:07 PM
    Thread: Looking for Love: Does for my Billy
Post: RE: Looking for Love: Does for my Billy

So are you looking to acquire a breeding do or two? I recently became aware of one (or more) that need to be rehomed. I think they are still available. I don't know for sure their ages, dam or sire ...
SpotNStalk Classifieds 3 1,375 08-02-2020, 11:48 PM
    Thread: Flies!
Post: RE: Flies!

I've actually used a fly trap with the dissolving packets of fly bait with some success. It makes a pretty nasty smelly mess but it does at least attract and trap the flies. If you already have a lo...
SpotNStalk Goats at Home 9 2,837 08-02-2020, 11:15 PM