stinkin goats

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by shadowpaints, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    dont get me wrong, i love my goats but today i wanted to send the mommas all to the freezer!! GAHH

    i have a coop that is just 3 foot high, with a run that is 40 foot lon and 10 foot wide for my silkie project pen (working on standard silkies) the run is just 2foot high. well i wake up this morning to the silkie run DEMOLISHED. i mean i had a chicken wire top on the run, the goats decided to see if it would work like a trampoline and well it didnt. it fell and then if that wasnt bad enough they also managed to demolish the sides..... UGH sooo i went and bought new, stronger fencing.. new posts.. etc. and after a few hours the silkies now have their run back. my hands are swollen and i have blisters.. nothin like breaking my hands in at once since they had nearly all winter off!! LOL

    Posts-30$
    fencing-40$

    having goats that are too cute to eat.. PRICELESS LOL ( and the cost of sore hands LOL)
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Just part of life with goats. They have devious little minds.
     
  3. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    they do, and i tend to forget that till the babies are here makes the mommas go crazy LOL
     
  4. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    It's not the babies fault! The goats are crazy to start with. I walked out onto the deck this afternoon to see BOTH the momma and baby on the glass table....munching my garlic plants tops off [​IMG] Goats have to be the MOST mentally challenged of the barnyard...furry village idiots [​IMG]
     
  5. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    i got the stink eye from my goats yesterday when i fed the chickens and they discovered that they couldnt get in the run LOL suckers! i win.. this time anyways
     
  6. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
    KY
    I'm almost worried when we go to get lamanchas... I don't know that we can handle the goats antics. We get enough from the chickens and the cats!
     
  7. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    [​IMG] Thanks Shadow. I needed that laugh tonight. It was hilarious. Goats are the most challenging difficult animals I have ever owned. But also the funniest and actually I think smart. They are always up to something and in to something. I love them but have thought the same as you. [​IMG]
     
  8. crazygoatlady915

    crazygoatlady915 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's how I sometimes see my goats, Four-legged tap dancers just itching to spring on anything 2+ feet high (including my brand-new car, my house, the chicken coop, my raised garden beds, etc.).
     
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] That is one of the reasons I don't have Nubians anymore, bless their hearts! I love them while I had them for a long time and I do miss them but not those devious little minds of theirs! [​IMG]
     
  10. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Quote:I remember Mom was [​IMG] at our goats climbing on her old classic VW bug.....it was hilarious!
     

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