Too Hot to Fight

20 Sep

We were rather warm Saturday, but I thought I’d try letting Cutie out of the north paddock. Now that I think about it, I’m not sure I mentioned that I had her up there after weaning her girls because she was thin and needed some extra help.

Cutie up north with Perdita

I let her out when I fed the goats, and then I figured they’d head right back out to pasture.

Cutie is feeling better

Instead, I ended up with a brawl.

Cutie, Ava, and Caroline (all Sam babies)

Look at that face.  That is a face with a mission to fight.

I decided to put Cutie back up north because they would not leave her alone.

Ava ready for another round.

This explains why I can’t lead her daughter anywhere.  She apparently learned the drop down and just make her drag you technique from her maa.

Caroline was actually a bit helpful at this point.  She bit Cutie’s butt and pulled some fur out which made her get up…for a minute.

Seriously.  I finally got Cutie back up north, but look at how hot and exhausted she is.

The other two still wanted to come fight.  They stood on the other side of the fence to harass her.

Caroline, Ava, and Cutie

Of course, they were panting the whole time.

Don’t look at me like that. I told you it was too hot to be fighting.

I don’t know why on earth the thought they had to fight in this heat, but it’s just too dang hot for that.

3 Responses to “Too Hot to Fight”

  1. Jeanne September 20, 2021 at 9:39 pm #

    WOW! What a struggle! I’m always amazed that they want to fight! Do they always want to pick a fight with Cutie? And is it always Caroline and Ava? I’m sorry you had to drag Cutie back up north. That must be very difficult.

    • Teresa September 20, 2021 at 9:51 pm #

      It’s whoever was seoarated from the herd for ten minutes. It’s just what goats do.

      • Jeanne September 21, 2021 at 10:50 pm #

        Oh! Silly critters! I’ll try to remember that. Thanks for explaining it.

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