Smallholders Insurance from Greenlands

Author Topic: Goat advice needed please  (Read 792 times)

MRS GOAT LADY

  • Joined Jul 2021
Goat advice needed please
« on: July 30, 2021, 02:59:00 pm »


Hello

I am new here and am looking for some help and advice about my two Pygmy Goats.

I have a Smallholding and keep alot of Poultry and we have 8 dogs and most recently bought to Goats.

However, the one Goat has become very jealous of the other and is attacking him.  I have two castrated males from a Local Breeder.  Whenever I go up to the run the one goat gets very protective of me and starts on the other one.  They are quite different in size too. 

I have an ankle problem that can make me quite unsteady on a bad day and I cannot cope with the bigger pushy Goat and am thinking of finding him another home with someone who could handle him better.  I am also looking at getting a Donkey and have been told he or she would live happily with the quieter Goat as a companion. 

So I would ask where could I go to rehome the one Goat and is this correct information about the Donkey - as I thought you had to get two together?

Any help would be great. 

Thank you very much.

I
« Last Edit: July 30, 2021, 03:13:59 pm by Dan »

 

Advice Needed

Started by ocy1974 (8.57)

Replies: 7
Views: 10226
Last post May 21, 2014, 09:37:27 pm
by chrisstrong
Advice Needed

Started by hutch1979 (8.57)

Replies: 13
Views: 4491
Last post March 19, 2015, 05:21:08 pm
by devonlady
Advice needed

Started by Stephy (8.57)

Replies: 4
Views: 678
Last post April 16, 2020, 01:45:02 pm
by Backinwellies

Forum sponsors

FibreHut Energy Helpline Thomson & Morgan Time for Paws Scottish Smallholder & Grower Festival Ark Farm Livestock Movement Service

© The Accidental Smallholder Ltd 2003-2022. All rights reserved.

Design by Furness Internet

Site developed by Champion IS