May 3rd Walkabout pictures

Discussion in 'Photogenic' started by Zelda, May 4, 2009.

  1. Zelda

    Zelda Guest

    May 2, 2009
    Me 'n the herd took a little walk around the canyon. I came home with 111 photos! Most out of focus, because baby goats move too fast. Here are some things that happened.

    First, we saw a big vulture swooping around looking for the dead skunk in the neighbor's pasture.

    Zelda tasted some old Russian Napweed.

    Butters and Margerine jumped on some rocks by the pond.

    ... and then tasted some pepperpod on the hillside (and jumped around a lot).

    ... and then tasted the cactus, just once. And then jumped some more.

    At the end, Snickers and Zelda had a snack in the grassy paddock that DH is fencing off for the goats.
  2. goathappy

    goathappy New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Beautiful pics, your goats are very pretty :)

  3. shadycreekgoats

    shadycreekgoats New Member

    Mar 23, 2009
    Northern Illinois
  4. AlaskaBoers

    AlaskaBoers New Member

    May 6, 2008
    Wasilla Alaska
    great pictures! your goats enjoyed it! :sun:
  5. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    what a beautiful area. goats look so content
  6. liz

    liz Well-Known Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Shelocta PA
    BEAUTIFUL! Goaties were certainly enjoying the outing as well.
  7. PACE

    PACE New Member

    Oct 8, 2007
    Your goats are adorable, and look to be having a blast :greengrin:

    What breed are Butters and Margerine?... Saanen? They are so elegant. And little Zelda is cute as a button :love:
  8. FunnyRiverFarm

    FunnyRiverFarm New Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    Hudson, MI
    Looks like they had a great time exploring! Nice pics--Thanks for sharing them. :)
  9. Tyler

    Tyler New Member

    Apr 26, 2009
    Central Illinois
    Cute kids and nice pics! :)
  10. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    beautiful pics.....and nice goaties....they sure enjoyed the walkabout.... :greengrin:

    I never knew a vulture....could be so beautiful.....until you captured it in your photo... :wink:
  11. Zelda

    Zelda Guest

    May 2, 2009
    Yep, 4 month old Saanen bottle babies. I wish I had a picture of Butters trying to walk on a log - and falling off, then falling over. And Margerine slipping on the rocks and falling off. They only look elegant for a moment, the rest of it is sheer comedy. :greengrin:
  12. Amos

    Amos New Member

    Oct 2, 2008
    Great pictures! Snickers looks like LW's Demi!!

    What kind of camera do you have? I like the quality of the ones that turned out.
  13. rebelshope

    rebelshope New Member

    Sep 20, 2008
    Beautiful pictures!!
  14. RowdyKidz

    RowdyKidz Senior Member

    Apr 2, 2009
    NW Ohio
    That area looks beautiful!
    You goats are gorgeous, I love Snickers!!
  15. Suellen

    Suellen New Member

    Mar 9, 2008
    Paragonah, Utah
    Those are fantastic pictures. I have the same problem taking pictures of my baby goats

  16. Zelda

    Zelda Guest

    May 2, 2009
    Canon Rebel XS - their lowest end model DSLR. I wish I had bought something with a faster autofocus system. It is really hard to get clear pictures of the little scamps. My next camera will have the face detect feature, which I think might be a big help (if it recognizes goat faces!).
  17. sweetgoats

    sweetgoats Moderator

    Oct 18, 2007
    Peyton CO.
    Beautiful pictures.
  18. Jenna

    Jenna New Member

    Jan 7, 2009
    pretty goats!!! :dance: