Chris and Tina's Great Goat Roundup (Pic Heavy)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by griffin45, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. griffin45

    griffin45 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 15, 2008
    South Central Virgina
    Here you go! If you saw the post titled "Problem with goats at the auction today" You know that we rescued some goats at auction. It was a truly blessed day for those goats! Here are some quick pictures that I took while trying to get our new flock settled with the regulars.
    3 baby Nubians (can only see two) all bucks.
    2 Nigerian Kids (Does)
    A Nubian with milk [​IMG]
    2 of the 3 Boers
    A Nigerian/Saanen cross maybe? [​IMG]
    3 Pygmy Bucks.
    I don't know if that is all, but that is all I took pictures of. [​IMG]

  2. Run-A-Muck Ranch

    Run-A-Muck Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very nice looking goats....

    Glad they found a good home....

    I did the same thing yesterday---picked up 3 baby goats from an auction....
    I got a nubian buck, a saanen buck, and an alpine buck....all bottle babies, then I also got as a pitty buy a hamp or suffolk(not sure which yet) baby ewe lamb....I didn't think she would even make it home, but I didn't want to see them just throw her out back to die, so I brought her home as well and this morning she is still here, not doing 100%, but she sure looks alot better than she did yesterday...So here's hoping she makes it....
  3. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    This is the only one I picked up yesterday, along with 700' +/- of woven wire (I said welded in another post and DH corrected me, lol)

  4. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    It is excellent that you were both able to resuce these animals.

    and so sweet.

    that is really good.

    Nice pics.
  5. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pendleton, Indiana
    Looks like a lot of mischief and mayhem to me!! [​IMG]
  6. chook pen jen

    chook pen jen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 24, 2009
    Collie W.Australia
    I think I have talked my Husband into having goats again [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] all these posts with goats and kids are driving me green with jealousy. [​IMG]
  7. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    They're all really cute. Congrats!

    Your Nubi looks more like a red boer to me. Ears are too short and profile is too straight for Nubian.

    The one you were curious about looks like a common (grade) Pygmy...meaning it could have Nigi, Pygmy, brush or Spanish in there.
  8. Hen House 60

    Hen House 60 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 9, 2009
    Congrats to the humans for saving the animals. I hate to see those babies pushed through the sale barn. The sale that is close to me has quite a bit of babies go through.
    I don't know what folks are thinking sometimes.
    They are lucky kids!!!!!
  9. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    How do you find out about the auctions????? We are wanting some goats this spring and would love to rescue some!!
  10. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Don't you know not to go to auction with a pocket full of money during kidding season? [​IMG] Just kidding.
    They all look healthy and happy. I can see in the pictures that two have already found their way up onto the observation tower. They will have a ball playing up there!
    People will be begging for the billys this fall when it's time to breed.
    So far I have managed to escape two auctions without bringing bottle babies home. I don't have any goats in milk right now to feed them. But my resistance is weakening...[​IMG]

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