Jane Reed wrote:
This calls to mind that woman who designs spaces for animals. I've forgotten her name, she is autistic, and is an expert in large animal behavior. Someone chime in here with her name. Reading a bit of her stuff or watching a YouTube vid will give you a notion of something you can build for yourself.
Ian Pringle wrote:
Last thought: no matter how cute, how much your wife begs, or how much your child pleads, DO NOT GET A PONY until you have spent a few years with horses. Horses are easy going and lazy. .
Bernie Farmer wrote:Electric fencing does not work with goats at all. They learn to get around it or they are immune to it...haven't figured it out.
Thekla McDaniels wrote:The first goat I ever had went over a 5 foot horse fence (woven wire 2x4 inch spaces). And she was a nigerian dwarf. I sold her. Also bought a nice doeling who had no respect for the electric fence. For some reason she took a fancy to me, and would run through and break down the portable electric fencing when ever she saw me outside. I took her back to the seller because if you get a behavior like that in the flock there is no ending it.
She still doesn't approve of my superhero lifestyle. Or this shameless plug:
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