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Stuck goats
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sharon g    Posted 05-24-2004 at 07:18:37       [Reply]  [Send Email]
We put up this really nice combo panel fencing and pens. The squares in the combo are about 6". Some of these silly goats have been getting their heads stuck. One solution for one totally dingy girl (son says it's because she's a blonde) was to tape a branch a wee bit bigger than the measure of her horns. She was pretty with that bright red tape! I told him there are a few others we need to do it with. But this a.m. it was the hornless buck! I heard some goat sounds outside, but thought it was just the kids wanting their breakfast. Turns out it was my dear Raleigh. Head stuck through, eyes glazed. Son cut one bar and he slid out fine. You'd think they'd communicate to each other that it's a really stupid trick to stick your head through. I guess I just give them too much credit for intelligence. LOL


dale anne    Posted 05-25-2004 at 05:19:13       [Reply]  [No Email]
howdy...I have mine penned in with cyclone fencing 7 feet high....never had one escape yet.....now i have had one that learned to hit the fence lock and get it open but have it tied with chain now and a lock...can sometimes get the fencing free from someone redoing fence or a construction site...try it out....dale anne...p.s...also look fer some at yer local dump!


JDK    Posted 05-24-2004 at 10:27:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
Goats are a pain that way...perhaps some plastic rolled fence,like construction sites etc use fastened to inside of the 6" mesh?


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