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My goats have a dry lot with a small pasture that is mostly trees (they have devoured what they could reach). There is grass there, but the goats rarely go to eat it. They know there is a grazing walk coming up around 1 pm. Jeffrey the buck and leader gets tethered to a long rope and the others stay in the area. My job is to guard the shrubs that I would like to keep.
With this system we can switch spots all the time for fresh yummies.
Jeffrey the lawn mower.
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Willow the happy adventurer.
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Attack on the crabapple tree.
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May is sticking to the grass (vertically challenged).
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Even the chickens have caught on and look forward to free time.
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OMG! May looks like my goat Scarlett!
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You are right! She totally does!!

Very pretty goaties & chickies ya have darrrrr!
Thanks! 😊

Looks like fun. I love when mine stand on their back legs to nibble trees!
I think of it as stretching, and good exercise!

I love this idea and the pictures. Your animals must be very happy!
Thank you! 😃

Aww, they all look so happy. I especially love that last picture with Willow doing circus moves in the background. 😋
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Looks like goat PARTY to me..especially with the cluckers crashing it & photo bombing! Lol 🤪🐐🐐🐓🐓🥰
They look amazing!
Thanks! They certainly feel it is a party!!!

That Jeffrey is a good looking boy! Still learning my breeds - what kind is he?
Thank you! He is Nigerian Dwarf.

Wow, I love his glorious horns!!! Beautiful goats, all of them!
Thanks so much! 😃

Your goats look so happy! And Jeffrey is majestic. You grass is so lovely and green!
I think they are mostly happy. Unless it is raining and the party is cancelled. 😳
Thank you regarding Jeffrey. One day his copper will kick in too, and then he will turn gold again with a full tail.

So cute, especially short, round little May. 😊
I must admit, she is my favourite! :love:

What fun with the kids! (And chickens of course)
It’s the highlight of the day for 3 species!
 

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For the last 6 weeks we have done “lunch walks” through the bush every day, with all the goats running free. I was amazed by how far into the wilds the goats followed us.
My buck just came into rut, so now I needed more control again. Back to the yard. Jeffrey had to get used to being tied again.
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Willow in her T-shirt, because she bites away at an itchy spot.
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May had to accidentally on purpose go close by Jeffrey (he’s got his apron on). “What? Oh, I didn’t see you there...”
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Breeding has to wait until November in this part of the world, unless one has a heated barn, which we don’t.

Can we have our treats now?
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