Bored Goats

Discussion in 'Goats' started by GoatLove, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. GoatLove

    GoatLove Well-Known Member

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    It seems everytime I look out of my window, my 3 goats are looking right back at me! I am starting to feel bad for them. I have tree stumps for them to jump on, a wagon, boards for them to climb on and a 3-tier 6ft. high stepping system that we built for them, but they always look bored :rolleyes: Anyone else feel this way :shrug:
     
  2. DocM

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    Goats are never bored. They're thinking, always thinking. Planning. Scheming. Yours are just waiting for the right minute to strike....
     

  3. GoatLove

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    Ha, ha Doc. You are probably right. They just stand there, trying to read my thoughts! Very pensive animals :)
     
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    [​IMG]This is one of the ways my goaties stay entertained. My son got busted in his late teens with a large beer keg and I found a good use for it. ha ha.
     
  5. GoatLove

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    rranch, your goats are adorable. I love that idea! I have been wanting to make a see-saw myself, but I can't find the right "round" thing for the middle yet. Wish I had a keg :)
     
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    Thanks Goatlove. I know this sounds weird, but another thing I do is take them for walks. I have a long gravel driveway(about 1/8 mile long)and it's in the woods, so we just wonder and browse. The goats never ever leave my side. They are more obedient than dogs. WE have a great time and I get my excercise.
     
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    I used to take my goats for browsing around the pond dikes every evening. It was a good way to unwind.

    Goatlove, your goats are probably wondering when you are going to come out to visit.
     
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    I take mine out for walks on the weekends also. I have a pretty long driveway and they do stay right with me. fishhead-I know. That is why I feel guilty! But I can't spend all day with those sweeties :)
     
  9. WindowOrMirror

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    bored goats = destroyed property

    be afraid
     
  10. GoatLove

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    I would be afraid if I didn't have a 5 foot fence around their pen.
     
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    My husband mentioned that to me this morning. Every time you look outside, one is at the door looking back at us but it is more "Feed me" then anything else.
     
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    :) It is funny that they act like they haven't eaten in years! Must be a goat thing :shrug:
     
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    I had a flat tire yesterday and decided to hang the tire from a tree in the goat pen. I remember a member here had a tire hanging by a tree also and thier goat loved it! We shall see if that helps thier boredom :shrug:
     
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    They also make those balls for horses to play with. Goats love them, too! :baby04:
     
  15. GoatLove

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    What do they look like?