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Boarding MD goats; waiting for redheaded babies

We are hosting two goats from a farm in MD for the next two months for breeding. Twin faded red angoras Blondie (totally white now) and Star (invisible-to-me black spot on her back) are pastured with Loki, with high hopes for 1. twins and 2. redheads.

The goats arrived at about noon on Sunday. By mid-morning on Monday, Blondie had done everything except knock Loki down and drag him behind the barn. I suggested the owners mark their kidwatch calendars for March 12, but we'll know for sure in three weeks if she doesn't repeat the performance. Currently, Star doesn't want anything to do with either of those stinky hormonal pasture-mates.

Justin, Lerris and Cookie are sure that they should be doing something for or to their new neighbors. They are spending a lot of their time right against the fence snorting at the girls and banging on the fence (sparring with the girls through the fence). I'm sure Justin would get his act together quickly if he were given a chance, but the two kid boys are still figuring out how to be bucks.
Tags: angoras, breeding

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