I laugh when this happens in the goat barn...goats are just curious animals and I think that when you get them to look up (which probably is something that they don't do that often) they get caught up in the moment and are suprised by the ceiling.
I think I know what you're talking about... I have Nubians from time to time do this while standing on the wall with their front feet. Looks odd but nothing wrong with them. I think they just like to flop their ears around.
I sure am glad to see this post!! I just ran in from the barn, freaked out because I never saw any of my goats do this before now!! My little wether just did it three times, stretched his head back, did a half roll, and acted like nothing was wrong. Scared the heck out of me, though!
I'll bet your goats have been disbudded! Goats with horns use the rotating head thing to scratch their backs with the horns. Disbudded goats do it by instinct. It's kinda funny, but when I see my girls doing it, I always give them a courtsey scratch.
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