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Re: Hi I'm A Newbie with a ??

Sure...actually we just took some pictures of them for our web-site we
are building. My husband has the CD with the pictures....I'll get it
from him and see if I can figure out how to get those pics on here.

james singer <jsinger@igc.org> wrote:
Not sure I know what a South African Boer goat is. Can you send a 
picture? Thanks.

On Tuesday, September 7, 2004, at 05:38 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:

> We have about 50 South African Boer Goats. Show quality and registered
> (100%). They are kind of expensive if you just want a pet and something
> to eat the unwanted vegetation. In the past we've had pygmy goats which
> make GREAT pets. My daughter has a teacher that wanted one so we helped
> her buy one at a sale. She keeps it in the house like a DOG. It is 
> potty
> trained, goes on walks with her when she walks her dogs, gets a bath
> once a week....when she paints her toe-nails...she paints the goats
> horns (I know...I can't believe it ...and I'm a HUGE animal lover) and
> it has it's own bed and play area. She just loves it. There are all
> kinds of different goats...it really depends on what you want - pet
> quality, milk, meat, etc. We buy milk from a lady down the road who has
> Nubians (sp?) so we can bottle-feed an orphaned Boer goat. Her Nubians
> are pretty too...and if they never have kids, they don't get a big milk
> bag....and they are taller and thinner than pygmy goats.
> Jess
> Marge Talt wrote:
>> From: Jesse Bell
>> No worries Marge. I let my goats do that now. It's nummy food for
> them.
>> Haven't seen ANY of it on our place since we have goats. Not even
> down
>> by the ponds.
> ----------
> Whew! Had visions of you knee deep in PI (in shorts; bare-footed)
> hauling it out by the fistful:-)
> What kind of goats do you have? I have always wanted a goat...
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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