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post #1 of 14 Old 05-17-2010, 12:51 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Goats anyone? LOTS of pictures!

I have five Alpine goats, three mommas and two kids. We let them in the backyard on Saturday afternoon for some "clean up". The dogs were in with them, with us supervising of course. It went well and we got some cute photos! The young goats were born late January to early Febuary.

Anyone else have goats?

They're facebook photos. I'm hoping they show up here .


Goats attacking an unwanted small trees, with a nice rotting stump to stand on. I think April is considering mutany...


Yup, both April and Dainty use the stump as a launch point to jump over the fence. A handy 10' gate foils that plan...


All of the Goats eating moss and bark off the pine tree in our backyard.


April posting for the camera, lol.


Dainty decides she wants to be "queen of the stump" and chases Becca off.


Our dog Daisy bonding with baby goats Issac and Becca.


Our dog Geronimo making sure the goats keep in line.


Both dogs seem to enjoy the goats now, though the goats aren't so sure...
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post #2 of 14 Old 05-17-2010, 12:54 PM
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Love 'em!
Goats are one of my favorite animals, they just have so much personality.
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post #3 of 14 Old 05-17-2010, 05:01 PM
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I love goats. Thanks for haring your photos.
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post #4 of 14 Old 05-24-2010, 10:03 AM
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Aww! There aren't many Alpines around here. I have boers.. you can see them at Laural Lake Farm; Home to Meat Goats,Trail horses, Hunter Ponies, and much more. - Home
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post #6 of 14 Old 09-09-2010, 09:25 AM
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I have two Nubians... (?) lol
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This is when I first got them they were thin.
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post #7 of 14 Old 09-09-2010, 09:31 AM
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I have 90 to 100 head of Boer Goats:) Love them!!!

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post #8 of 14 Old 09-22-2010, 09:09 AM
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Someday I hope to have goats, maybe breed them for 4H. I think they are so cute!

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post #9 of 14 Old 09-22-2010, 10:19 AM
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My BO is talking about getting a Fainting goat (???) to put in with his miniature donkeys. He said that when you scare them, they just fall over...LOL. I told him that if he did, don't be surprised if he heard me yell when I first got down to the barn...hehehe.

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post #10 of 14 Old 09-22-2010, 08:38 PM
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They are pretty! We used to raise Alpines and Nubians.

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