Monday, September 29, 2008

4 Moody Goats











Diva, Sammi, Sonya and DiDi are pregnant. They all are due in January. Up until a couple of days ago they were being normal or at least whats normal for them. All of a sudden they are hormonal! If you look at them they might butt you. If you don't look at them they are rubbing all over you and crying for attention. If one of the other goats happens to pass by too close they charge at them and head butt them in the side. The other girls learnt fast though and make a wide path around them if they have to walk that way. I wondered why all of a sudden Mandy and Baby kept getting out. They even take the hit from the electric fence just to get away from the moody 4. This morning Diva wouldn't let any of the girls near the milking stall. She kept chasing them away. I finally held her and made her wait till last to be milked for being so mean. She is now mad at me and is ignoring me till I turn my back then tries to butt my legs out from under me. I think the next few months are going to go by very slowly around here.

20 comments:

Patty said...

you gutta love goats, they are as hormonal as women : )
We have had that sort of behavior prior to Mr Bucky making a visit.
Glad when life gets a bit more normal, wait, that will be kidding time and that is lots more work : )

J said...

O My! I've not been around goats a lot so this story was a hoot for me. Sorry Peggy I know you're the one has to deal with their hormones but the way Diva is behaving is hilarious!
Watch your backside, girl!

Rosa said...

That's a whole heck of a lot of hormies running rampant. hehe. You crack me up as do they! xoxo

City Mouse said...

I can't wait to meet those goats and their bad attitudes! =)

Pine Pod Farm said...

I know all about those moody goats! I am getting ready to post a blog on how to get Mini-Nubians and what buck to use on your purebred Nubian does.

Marci said...

Poor Peggy, having to deal with all those hormones. Goats are so funny and have such personalities. Hang in there... It gets better.

Crysto said...

bahahahaha! what a fun post! Love the animals... poor goats, I know what it's like to be hormonal, tho, I don't think I'll try head-butting the husband anytime soon. haha.

Lib said...

Hi Peggy,
Bless your heart! I can't imagine!
Hope the behave better soon!
Hope you have a great day!
Blessins',Lib

Cathy said...

Hello Peggy
No wonder men talk about the perils of being in a house full of women lol
Take care - and watch your back
Cathy

Jeanne said...

Love you my sweet friend.
God bless you and yours real good.
I love your stories.
Jeanne ^j^

Connie said...

Hi Peggy,
I didn't know mama goats got so hormonal while pregnant. You really have your hands full with four of them. LOL I hope they don't all deliver at the same time. You are going to have to move your bed to the barn in January. LOL
I hope the "moms-to-be" start feeling better and watch your backside.

Hugs,
Connie

Brown-Eyes said...

Hi Peggy...this was a very cute story for us readers...LOL
;-) Bo

Hot Belly Mama - taking it all back said...

lol. what a hoot. I just talked to someone who told us that one of her goats used to end up on her roof whenever the others turned on her. I would love to see a picture of that!

PEA said...

Hey, we gals stick together...if our hormones act up, WATCH OUT! hehe Goodness, they're ALL due in January??? It will be such an exciting (and busy) way to start off a new year:-) Love ya sis. xoxo

Dalyn (AKA The Queen of Quite Alot) said...

I love the color on your goats! I'd love to get some of that in my herd. I'm down to red, red roans, and blue roan...
*U* Thanks for a good laugh. I love crabby Nubians *U*

Juli said...

More goatlings on the way *o* where will you and William live when they run you out of the house ?

Oh yes, you can come and live here with me. Until the ctas and chickens run us out :)

I've missed reading your blog a lot, i'm so thankful to be able to again.

kim* said...

o man this should be posted on the etsy forum with all the moody bratty ones out there. lol

Amber Dawn said...

Those preggo hormones are a mess! too cute. I cant leave your blog because the music has me mesmerised!!!

Thistledew Farm said...

You are a brave soul - four pregnant goats! Love your site - have fun in January, I hope it isn't to cold!

Flip Flop Floozie said...

More mommies and more babies all in the same month!! WOW!! That is going to be fun