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Look what I got today!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by The Sheriff, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    She was the only surviving goat in a herd of eight who were attacked by a bear. Her baby was killed in the attack. She is a 3 year old Nigerian dwarf doe. The owner posted on Craigslist looking for someone to adopt her. 35 people offered and she chose us. We already have two Nigis so she'll have a built-in herd family with us. I picked her up this morning, gave her a warm bath and blowdry and dressed her wounds. You can see the spot where the fur is messed up. That is where the bears paws went in. She is such a sweet thing but still a bit skittish. She's been locked in a garage for a few days until a safe home could be found. I offered to return her when the after the Federal Game wardens find and re-locate the bear. the owner doesn't want anymore animals until she can buy and raise a livestock guardian dog so my guess is she'll have a permanent home with us.

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  2. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    [​IMG] thats amazing, she is so beautiful............ congrats [​IMG]
     
  3. MaggieRae

    MaggieRae Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2009
    North Texas
    Aw she's so cute. I'm glad she has a family now. [​IMG]
     
  4. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    New Tripoli PA
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Also, LOVE the tire swing! My goats would be on that 24/7! They have big rock piles and log bridges, but no swing [​IMG]
     
  5. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Poor thing! Glad she's found a good home!

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  6. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    Wisconsin
    [​IMG] I can see she'll have a safe home with lots of love. Poor thing.
     
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  7. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    I am so glad that you got her... she is really pretty
     
  8. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    sniff sniff...poor mama....she lost her baby and all her family/friends


    but look at all the new friends she's got now? At least there is a happy ending. [​IMG]
     
  9. thebritt

    thebritt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Humboldt County
    Thank you for that happy ending! Hope she heals fast. Good on ya! [​IMG]
     
  10. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    AAAAAAAWWWWWWWWWWWWW!


    ( Im so jealous)
     

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