Updated November 13, 2022
Reservations are now being accepted for our spring 2023 births. Please complete the reservation request form to begin the process of reserving a kid(s). Once we receive your reservation request form, we will contact you with instructions on how to submit payment etc.
A $100 deposit is required to reserve an unborn doe or buck kid.
A $50 deposit is required to reserve an unborn wether kid.
A 50% deposit of asking price is required to hold any animal that has already been born.
Final payments must be in cash.
To see what we are planning, visit our Kidding Schedule
How Reservations Work
Doe & buck reservations will be asked to pick a breeding to reserver from, or we can pick for you. Wethers will be picked as they are born in order of deposits received.
We do our best to ensure that everyone is happy with their final pick but we are limited to the supply we are given by our hard working herd!
Please note that as the breeders, we reserve the right to retain any goat prior to leaving the farm.
Deposits are non-refundable, except at the sole discretion of Red Rooster Ranch. If a deposit on an unborn kid is not filled, the buyer shall choose to have their deposit moved to another available breeding, or carried over to the next kidding season (however prices may change for the following year).
Once kids are selected, 50% of the sale price is due to hold them until they are ready to go to their new homes. At the time the deposit is received, a "go-home date" will be agreed upon by both parties.
Does are to be picked up by 6 weeks, and wethers/bucks by 4 weeks. This will mean all kids will require bottle feeding.
If, at the time of the agreed upon date, the BUYER is not responsive, after one week of contact attempts, all deposits will be forfeit and the goat(s) placed for resale.
Any adult goats purchased or kids over six (6) weeks of age must be paid for in full within 2 weeks once the deposit is received. If payment is overdue, a $50 late fee will apply. If the goat(s) is still not paid for 4 weeks after the deposit has been received, the goat(s) and any previous payments will be forfeited. If, at the time of the agreed upon date, the BUYER is not responsive, after one week of contact attempts, all deposits will be forfeit and the goat(s) placed for resale.
If you need a different type of payment plan, this MUST be agreed upon before a deposit is sent. Typically, we do not offer payment plans but we can be flexible especially for 4-H families.
If your goats cannot be picked up on or before the date agreed upon, a boarding contract may be created if acceptable to both the buyer and Red Rooster Ranch. The rate of boarding is $10 per day for adults and weaned kids, $25 per day for bottle kids.
Red Rooster Ranch reserves the right to refuse a sale for any reason, at any time, on any animal. This can be done up until the time the Bill of Sale/Transfer is signed. If we cancel a sale, deposits paid will be refunded in full. Red Rooster Ranch reserves the right to retain any reserved animal for any reason. If this is done, payments will be refunded in full.
In the event BUYER chooses to sell the goats in the future, Red Rooster Ranch requests first right of refusal. In the event we cannot purchase an animal back, we will do our best to help you find an excellent home for the goat(s).
Due to the increased in interest our goats, we have made the difficult decision to now limit our farm visits only to those with paid goat reservations.
All Sales Are Final
Once a goat has been paid in full, the sale is final except at the sole discretion of Red Rooster Ranch. However, we will always do our best to help you find a good home should you be unable to keep your goats at anytime during their lifetime.
All of our adult goats are registered with AGDA and possibly AGS and NDGA. Each doe and buck kid sold will be provided with the required paperwork for registering with the associated agencies. BUYER is responsible for any registration fees unless otherwise agreed upon with Red Rooster Ranch.
All Red Rooster Ranch animals are guaranteed healthy at time of sale. Red Rooster Ranch will disclose any previous health issues to the best of our knowledge.
All adult goats at Red Rooster Ranch have been tested and found negative for Johne’s, CAE and CL. In the unlikely event that the goat dies or becomes ill at Red Rooster Ranch before it is fully paid for, the buyer may choose to have their money refunded or moved to another available animal.
Red Rooster Ranch is happy to have goats checked over by a vet before sale at buyer’s expense. Should the vet not find the animal healthy, the buyer’s money shall be refunded.
Red Rooster Ranch does not guarantee height, conformation, or milking ease. Red Rooster Ranch does guarantee the animal will be free of any disqualifying faults at time of purchase.
Once goats are paid for in full, Red Rooster Ranch no longer holds responsibility for any vet bills as long as the goats remain on our property.
We do not routinely vaccinate our animals. We have made the informed decision that our risk factors for vaccine preventable diseases are, at this time, lower than the known risks associated with vaccines. Please discuss vaccines with your vet. We do not recommend giving any medications, especially vaccines, in the first week of bringing home a new animal. Any possible reactions could be confused with normal transition stress and we feel it's important to be able to discern between the two.
Goats will be disbudded prior to 2 weeks of age at the expense of the Red Rooster Ranch unless otherwise agreed upon by buyer and noted in the sales contract. Red Rooster Ranch does not guarantee against scurs (small horn growths).
If buyer does not want goats disbudded, this must be agreed upon prior to the birth of the goat(s) and payment in full will be due at the time of birth. Goats marked and sold as "polled" (naturally without horns) are guaranteed against horn growth.
Castration or wethering
Male goats who are castrated are referred to as "wethers". This can be done non-surgically by the banding method or surgically by a licensed veterinarian. Each wether includes banding by Red Rooster Ranch in his fees. However, we do not ever band before 8 weeks and strongly recommend it be done between 10-12 weeks.
Ideally, wethers should be castrated surgically by a vet between 5-6 months old. The surgical option allows for more growth of the goat's urethra and a less likelihood of urinary calculi. Wethers go home by 4 weeks old; therefore it is the buyer's responsibility to schedule and bring the boys back to Red Rooster Ranch prior to 12 weeks of age, or find an alternative means of wethering their boy(s).