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2 comments on YOUR BUCK IS HALF YOUR HERD

  1. Louise
    3033 days ago
    March 30, 2010 at 4:21 am

    Can you please tell me how old a boer buck needs to be before you can use him to breed your does.
    Thanks,
    Louise

    • The Kebun
      3025 days ago
      April 7, 2010 at 4:45 pm

      We only start using a buck when he is at least 18 month’s old.

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