When I first let everyone out in the pasture together Deja walked right up to Thelma, acting all mocho,like "Yo, newbie, this is MY turf!" and all Thelma did was double barrel Deja right in the butt! It was LOUD! I wish I had gotten a video of that, the look on Deja's face was priceless! She seemed to be utterly shocked. The last few months she had only Mana to boss around and suddenly she was knocked down a peg! I think it has been good for her to be knocked down like that because she then came over to me for scratches. She hasn't done that since last year! Mana just about rolled over in fear when Thelma came to check him out. He was doing the "I'm just a baby, don't hurt me!" mouth thing and stayed out of her way. He hid behind me and Deja since then. He is so non confrontational about everything, he hates fighting, even with me, so it's been great training him so far. The best thing is, that Thelma protects her food from them so I don't have to sit out there while she finishes her senior feed.
And now for the pictures!
The whole herd coming in for morning feed. (The grass is getting crappy so they are getting a little hay)
The Thelma girl, herself! GM Theme Song (Gai Pissarro x Sherada) Gm Theme Song Arabian
Deja stacked herself. This is my favorite pic of her so far.
Thelma. I don't know what she was doing. LOL
Coming to say HI.
Cleaning up some feed she dropped. Look at that nice tail!
I LOVE her ears! They remind me of those dwarf rabbit ears. So tiny and upright! And they have black tips! My fave! Did you notice that Mana is almost the same height as Deja already?!
Thelma in her spiffy fly mask. She rubs her face on her legs and gets hair in her eyes which makes them weepy, so she has to wear a flymask in the bug season.
Deja coming to see what I'm doing, Mana "escaping" from Thelma, and Thelma checking to see if more food has appeared.
More pics in next post....