Look what I'm getting!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Sparklecoon, May 18, 2008.

  1. Sparklecoon

    Sparklecoon Songster

    Apr 1, 2008
    North Carolina
    I've been looking for a couple Nubian doelings and found a pair the other day. I've been talking back and forth with the breeder. They'll be ready to go at the end of June. They were triplets and the breeder offered up their little wethered brother at a discount so he'll be joining them too!

    I'm stoked to say the least. Here's some pics of babies and their mum.


    Baby #1

    Baby #2

    Baby #3

    Baby #3 suckling
  2. Chickaroo!

    Chickaroo! Songster

    Dec 27, 2007
    Aww! Very cute!

    When I was little, we had what my dad called a nanny goat. Her name was Spice. Her "house" was a the bottom of a big hill in our back yard. My brother and I were sled riding on those round sleds and he told me that when I went past this little bush sticking up out of the snow to grab it then quickly let go and I'd spin the whole way down. Yeah, I spun alright and smacked head first into that goat shed and cut open just above my eye!! My brother used to play Tarzan and jump off the top of the shed and my parents told him not to, that he was gonna break his legs. Of couse, he didn't listen and ended up breaking one of his ankles so bad, he needed surgery on it. All that happened probably 30 years ago, but we never did get another goat after having that one!!
  3. Jennyhaschicks

    Jennyhaschicks Songster

    May 3, 2008
    That's great. I am jealous though. [​IMG] I want goats (as do our children). Dh on the other hand is not too excited. I figured I may be able to talk him into it though.
  4. Sparklecoon

    Sparklecoon Songster

    Apr 1, 2008
    North Carolina
    I'm trying to think up names for them, two little girls and a boy if anyone has any ideas. They are super cute. I drove the two hours to visit them today. Mom is a doll too.
  5. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Cute, cute, cute! How about Eenie, meenie,miney(Girl,boy,girl) and there aint no Mo! [​IMG]
  6. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    hey now [​IMG] i was thinking moe larry an curly.[​IMG]
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Very cute babies! My two baby buckings are named flag and scout. All my does have female names. I am not too creative at naming them. LOL
  8. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    They are to cute for their own good. i have been talking to my hubby about getting a goat or two but he says that he wants a couple sheep.
  9. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing

    Mar 25, 2008
    How sweet! Congratulations to you! Goats are absolutely wonderful pets!!! [​IMG]

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