A goat! A goat! A goat! Yippee!!!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by gritsar, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I have been begging for a goat forever and a day. My SO has always told me no (well actually not just no, but h**l NO!). He says that his grandma (deceased 30 yrs) never let goats on this place and that's the way it would stay!
    Well, guess what? The SO's oldest daughter is visiting today with the one and only grandbaby. The SO doesn't get to see the grandbaby all that much cuz they live in N. Texas.
    Turns out the daughter needs a home for her minature goat. So they (SO and daughter) struck a deal...she brings the GS to visit more often, I get to keep her goat here. Never underestimate the power of a grandchild!
    I'm getting a goat! I'm getting a goat! [​IMG]
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    They're very entertaining!!! You should get your goat friend a friend.... [​IMG] if you don t have one already.
    My goat hangs out with the horse, I expect any day now to see him RIDING the horse [​IMG]
     
  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
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    Yeah, dont forget pics.
     
  4. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2007
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    Congrats!

    My dh is Anti-Goat also.. I've been begging.. And my children are only 6 and 3 so hopefully no GC anytime soon! I think in my case it's going to be "easier to beg forgiveness than ask for permission".

    Have fun with your new goat!! They are such a blast!

    Meghan
     
  5. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Woo hoo! Congratulations! Also now you have a very good reason to go get ANOTHER goat as a companion for the first [​IMG]

    Now if only I could find a way to convince *my* dh that we need goats... I may have to wait til the boys are old enough for 4H, which won't be for some while, sigh.


    Pat
     
  6. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
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    wow congrats
     
  7. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2008
    Nor Cal
    OOOH!! Yeah for you!! He will, of COURSE, be needing a mate!! [​IMG]
     
  8. picklespickles

    picklespickles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2007
    i feel like this is a fairy tale. trading a goat for a grandchild. there should be some spinning goat hair into gold somewhere. or a tall tower.
     
  9. Nick

    Nick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    gritstar,
    congratulations on your goat!

    Quote:My goat sleeps with my little mini horse:

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  10. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2008
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    Aaaaw...[​IMG] That pic just melted my heart!! How cute!
     

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