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Moving the Goats Around

7 Jan

Today was the day I moved my goats around to make June babies.  It was an off-and-on process that took most of the day, but I got everyone where they belong!  Sam and Vinnie were easy.  They are in the Love Shack.


Vinnie was happy to see her little girls, even if she is still shut away from them.  It didn’t stop her from talking to yelling at them.

Vinnie and Sam

Xerxes was easy to move up north.  I had no problems getting my three February girls, Sidney, LilyAnn and Zinnia, up there with him.

Xerxes and Sidney

Although, LilyAnn did escape once before I had the gate securely fastened.


It was pretty easy to get Dolly to go up there too, but when I came out later, she was standing in the outside bird pen.  That would be because of the hole Sam put in the fence.  I hobbled it and got her back up there.  As of this evening, they are all four with him yet.

“Don’t laugh.  I got to eat the birds’ grain.” –Dolly

Fionn didn’t have to move.  I just had to bring girls to him.


I caught Victoria, Haley, Harley, Reva and Cookie and put with him.

Harley and Reva

I was going to put Stormy in there, but she seemed a bit off this morning.  She is better this afternoon, so I’ll keep an eye on her and decide if I want to put her in there in the next couple of days.


Otherwise, we have ten girls with the boys in hopes of lots of healthy little June babies!