born February 25, 2012.
Brown coat, blue eyes.
Pisces, who likes Timothy hay, dried leaves, escaping, and climbing furniture.
Ada Lovelace Goat,
born February 28, 2012
Fawn coat, blue eyes.
Pisces, loves to talk, can do a barrel roll, devours pine needles and carrots.
Last week, when Tasha heartily joined a really rousing chat session of Ada's, we went out to investigate. We gave them an extra handful of fodder, we brushed them, we chased them, we said "Shoo! Shoo!" to all the fluffy bunnies. But nothing, and I mean nothing would console our sad, sad goats. On and on they bleated. Through the night, they sang their plaintive song. But what could they possible be asking for? We did not know.
The next day, in desperation, and none too hopeful, I Googled:
Thank you Goat Berries, for your timely, sympathetic, and spot on diagnostic post. What we have are two young lady goats seeking love. Now we know that besides bunnies and water, when it's their time of the year, "no bucks" will have them bleating whole heartedly, too.
They've finally settled down, just like the post said they would. Thank goodness! But for next year, when the goats are in heat, we may be posting this to the singles section of our local paper: