||One and a half years old|
||Loogootee, Indiana, USA|
is Misty. Misty was born March 30, 2010. She is a mix breed, though I
believe she has some Nubian in her. Misty is an only goat. She lives in a
large pen in our barn and when the weather is warm enough she gets tied out
in our yard where she eats almost everything she can reach, which includes
grass, weeds, bushes, and even pine tree needles. She prefers all of those
foods over grass or hay. Her absolutely favorite food is dairy feed, which
she gets a lot of over winter to help her stay warm. She hates cold days.
When she sees us coming with her feed she wags her tail like a puppy or as
though she is still a nursing kid. And, believe it or not, she adores dog
biscuits. She also eats dog feed every chance she gets. I think she
believes she is a dog. She uses her long horns to shove them when she
thinks they are in the way, but she runs when they try to chase her. She
loves humans and often 'talks' to us. Here is how a typical conversation
goes: Miiiistyyyyy!!!! Baaaaaaa!!! What? Baaaaaa! What do you want?
Baaaaaa! It is very fascinating.
We cannot allow her to run free without supervision because she jumps on
vehicles, and hooves leave marks. She is hopefully expecting a kid next
April. The daddy is a Boer goat. We love our Misty.
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