Real owners share information about ratites, kangaroos, miniature animals, lamas, wild cats and more. Great resource guide for associations, websites and breeders!
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THE ODD LOT covers information about raising emu, rhea, ostrich, serval, Asian Leopard Cat, ocelot, Georffrey cat, miniature donkeys, minature horses, alpaca, guanacos, llamas, minature pigs, kangaroos, Shetland sheep, Jacob sheep, pygmy goats, fallow and sika deer.A breeders list and personal comments follows a brief history, description and health care of this unusual pets.
Information, health care, accessories, shelter and feed are readily available for 33 animals. The local library, veterinarian, feed store or County Extension Office offer assistance in raising and caring for traditional domestic pets or farm animals. Millions of people from all walks of life own one or more of these pets --dog, cat, bird, fish. Farms with pigs, sheep, goats, cows and horses exist within almost every county in this nation. Animal control centers speculate by the number of licensed pets the ratio between pet and human population is at least 1:1.
Such basic information - health resources and feed - are not always so easily attained when it comes to raising exotic or unusual animals.