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Discussion in 'Goats' started by dap, Jan 13, 2007.

  1. dap

    dap lilsparrow

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    He's Nigerian Dwarf and 3 months old. He was castrated right around Thanksgiving time. His mother is now in season and he is acting just like a buck...is that normal??? I've checked the scrotum and don't feel any nuggets in there. Will he always act like this when the does are flagging?
     
  2. DocM

    DocM Well-Known Member

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    He might. Annoying, but harmless. He won't be a stinky, and you can use him to tell when the does are in season.
     

  3. dap

    dap lilsparrow

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    Thanks. Yes, it is annoying!!! :rolleyes:
     
  4. AllWolf

    AllWolf We love all our animals

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    That is normal.. I have a few wethers and when I have a certain doe to come in season he will try to act like a buck no matter if he don't have no balls.. LOL. It funny how they act but it just normal for them to do that. He doesn't do everything a buck does but he does try to mont the doe..

    Good Luck with your goats. :)
     
  5. pookshollow

    pookshollow Pook's Hollow

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    I was laughing at my boys last night. I put the two new wethers (Toggenburg and Alpine) in with the rest of the boys for the first time. The Nigerian buck was mounting the Toggenburg, the Alpine was mounting the Nubian cross wether and the Saanen buckling was stuffing himself with hay while the opportunity presented itself. :p

    They're a little calmer today. :)
     
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    fishhead Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I just saw a doe that too. Her lip was curled and she was clearly interested in another doe.
     
  7. cayenne47

    cayenne47 Critter Mama Supporter

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    We have 3-somes and 4-somes. LOL.
    Boys doing girls doing boys. Or girls doing boys doing boys. Wethers, does, buck, it doesn't matter. Everyone gets in the act :dance:
     
  8. dap

    dap lilsparrow

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    lol, I bet that's a sight!!! I only have the 4 so far and 3 are seperated from the buck, so none of that going on yet! Although I do see the doeling out there trying to mount her brother!! :rolleyes: