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Questions about Kangaroos

Post by cowboy43 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:36 am

Thinking about starting a new fad and selling my cows and getting kangaroos, what type of fencing will I need, what kind of working pens, how many can you run to the acre, can they be worked off horseback, how will I market them maybe through the local cattle auction. I have many unanswered questions and any advice would be appreciated. :cboy:



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Post by OleScout » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:43 am

Very early in the day to be drinking!!!

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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by ez14. » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:05 am

cowboy43 wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:36 am
Thinking about starting a new fad and selling my cows and getting kangaroos, what type of fencing will I need, what kind of working pens, how many can you run to the acre, can they be worked off horseback, how will I market them maybe through the local cattle auction. I have many unanswered questions and any advice would be appreciated. :cboy:
I would think you would need a tall deer fence. And I would try to set up a yearly sale on the farm with taller facilities then the local cattle barn

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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by ChrisB » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:09 am

I like the way you think outside the box. I would use high voltage cables 10-12 feet high, kind of like what was used in Jurassic Park. As for working them, I would skip border collies and train some dingo's.

As for marketing, you just need to send out some press releases about how good they taste and how much money their is to be made and you won't be able to keep up with demand. Just remember not to get greedy and get out after a few years and move on to something else.

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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by greybeard » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:28 am

Forget roos.......you're in Central Texas...think about it....there's a king's ransom to be made raising and renting out anteaters.
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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by HDRider » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:33 am

Work on making mini Roos

Folks will buy them like crazy

The logistics are easier too

A mini roo for me and you
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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by cowboy43 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:57 am

Good idea mini-Roos and breed them to be black. ( Happy Bouncy Black Mini Roos , good for room mate.)

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Post by callmefence » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:52 am

Brilliant idea cowboy

Watch the Australian fence builders on YouTube......must be able to get buy with a pretty sorry fence down there.
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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by greybeard » Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:17 pm

HDRider wrote:
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Work on making mini Roos

Folks will buy them like crazy

The logistics are easier too

A mini roo for me and you
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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by farmerjan » Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:52 pm

LOL rolling on the floor laughing......

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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by Caustic Burno » Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:56 pm

Just what we need another imported varmit.
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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by Son of Butch » Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:42 pm

You guys are all nuts!
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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by HDRider » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:06 pm

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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by sim.-ang.king » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:11 pm

The cost to import didgeridoo players makes raising animals from down under, cost prohibited.
Although you can import mariachi bands dirt cheap, so chupacabras would be a better bet.
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Re: Questions about Kangaroos

Post by HDRider » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:21 pm

sim.-ang.king wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:11 pm
The cost to import didgeridoo players makes raising animals from down under, cost prohibited.
Although you can import mariachi bands dirt cheap, so chupacabras would be a better bet.
I could hear one of these played all the way across downtown Houston

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