Is it okay to move pigmy goats from one country to another?

by Luisa
(Lucca, Tuscany, Italy)

I live in Italy where I have two pigmy goats (about two years old). We are moving to Scotland and I wanted to know if they would be happy living in a different climate and a possibly smaller space (they have a very big field currently but it might be a bit smaller there), and also if the transport there (plane or car) would be a trauma for them. If it is better for me to leave them behind, is it better for them to join a heard of other pigmy goats or should I give them to a family like mine where they would live on their own? Also, do goats get attached to humans? Just would it make them sad to be separated from me or would they be fine? Thanks :)

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Aug 12, 2013
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check import restrictions
by: Steven French

The goats should be OK as long as they have shelter when they need it.
You really need to check if it is OK move the goats to the UK. Most countries have import restrictions because of heath issues.


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