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Sugar

1 Jan

I couldn’t do it.  I couldn’t get her healed up from where she keeps hitting her head.  She started rubbing her wounded head on the metal posts.  It became infected, and she kept it up and today it started bleeding.

sugar-collage

I couldn’t stop it, so I had the vet come out, and we decided it was best to euthanize her.

Just Stop

22 Dec

I can’t tell you how many times I have told Sugar to just stop beating her head on everything.  She will not listen to me.  Now it’s such a mess all she has to do it barely touch something and she rubs the scabs off.  She has her head bleeding like crazy again tonight.

Sugar Osboer

Sugar Osboer

I’ve had the vets here. I can order a ram mask to give her some padding, but I can’t do that until she’s healed up.  Their suggestion is to sell her, but she is due to kid in March, and I won’t sell her to someone as a breeding doe.  She is petrified of people (does okay with me if I’m not touching/doing anything to her).  I’m just trying to figure out how to get her not to bleed to death until her kids get here.   I just want to cry every time I look at her.  Just stop.

I do hope you’ll come back to join me for Friday’s Hunt tomorrow (and I promise no gross goat pictures).  I have this week’s items at the top of my side bar.

They Never Do Things the Easy Way

1 Nov

Somehow, I ended up with Xerxes and Sugar in the Love Shack together.

Xerxes and Sugar

Xerxes and Sugar

Sam and Blaze ended up in the north paddock.

Helen and Sam and Blaze

Helen and Sam and Blaze

Um.  I want the two boys up north, but I don’t know how to move Xerxes without letting Sugar out (and I can’t catch her on my own), so I’ve just left them as these two couples.

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Until this weekend because Blaze kept doing this.  Really?

Blaze

Blaze

Now Sam is all alone and unhappy,

Sam Goodberry

and Blaze is happily back in pasture with her family.

doe-goat_7069ews

Hopefully, the weather changes and I won’t have to keep using fly spray on Sugar.  Then I can let her out too and move Xerxes up with Sam.

I hope you’ll come join me for Friday’s Hunt.  I have this week’s items at the top of my side bar.