Took website photos today...

Discussion in 'Photogenic' started by FarmGirl18, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. FarmGirl18

    FarmGirl18 New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Oklahoma
    Of three of my kids from this year...they just turned 8 months old. I had them clipped and washed from the last show we went to, so I decided it would be a good day to get pictures! :)

    Shekinah's Sweet Wenneveria

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    Shekinah's Star Of Destiny

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    And Shekinah's Dancing In Moonlight

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  2. capriola-nd

    capriola-nd New Member

    Jul 6, 2008
    Northwest Oregon
    Very nice pics!! You have some of the most beautiful Boer goats I've ever seen! :D

    I'm curious. . . . the doe in the middle, her teats look "normal" but the other two look to have "extras". What kind of teats are they supposed to have or they are breeding for now? In Africa, they have the four teats, correct? Are breeders trying to get to just two teats or are four teats okay but all must be functional? I'm just curious. . . . . :)
     
  3. Muddy Creek Farm

    Muddy Creek Farm New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Keokuk, Iowa
    I love Destiny :love: But they are all gorgeous!
     
  4. FarmGirl18

    FarmGirl18 New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Oklahoma
    Thank you guys!

    To answer your question Olivia, in Boer goats you can have a certain amount of extra teats, 4 functionals are fine, as are 2 functional and 2 non functional. I have several that have just 2 clean teats as well, and in watching them raise their kids...I haven't seen a difference in the two teated versus 4, the kids figure things out just fine. :) If you check out the ABGA (abga.org) website they have diagrams for what is acceptable and what is not.
     
  5. Pheonix08

    Pheonix08 New Member

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    Mar 9, 2008
    Western N.Y.
    Any tricks to make them stand like that for pics?
     
  6. Crissa

    Crissa New Member

    Oct 7, 2007
    Cashion, Oklahoma
    Wow! Those are some impressive does! Destiny seems to have the attitude to go along with it though! :wink:
     
  7. FarmGirl18

    FarmGirl18 New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Oklahoma
    Pheonix08, I use a prong collar, which gives me most control. And then it's just practice, they have been shown numerous times since they were 2 months old, so they are used to posing for the judge.

    Thanks Crissa! And yup, Destiny has certainly got the most attitude. :)
     
  8. FunnyRiverFarm

    FunnyRiverFarm New Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    Hudson, MI
    Yeah, you definitely have some top-notch animals there...they are all gorgeous!
     
  9. Hailee's Herd

    Hailee's Herd New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Michigan
    You have great looking goats and a great camera too! :) Your camera takes great pics.
     
  10. FarmGirl18

    FarmGirl18 New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Oklahoma
    Thank you FunnyRiverFarm and Hailee!

    It's my sisters camera, she has gotten to be quite professional with her photos...I'm really glad I have her to take them for me!
     
  11. liz

    liz Active Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Shelocta PA
    VERY pretty girls!! And a great job "preparing" them...those pics will look great on your site.
     
  12. FancyAppy

    FancyAppy New Member

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    Oct 21, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Beautiful goats. Nice job with the photos!
     
  13. AlaskaBoers

    AlaskaBoers New Member

    May 6, 2008
    Wasilla Alaska
    lovem, destiny really stands out of the three. great goats,. :)
     
  14. FarmGirl18

    FarmGirl18 New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Oklahoma
  15. HollowbeadRanch

    HollowbeadRanch New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    NW Alabama
    VERY nice Boers!!! :wink:
     
  16. sweetgoats

    sweetgoats Moderator

    Oct 18, 2007
    Peyton CO.
    WOW, Very impressive goats.

    OK, now my daughter has shown for years, but to get a goat to stand like that in the pasture? Ours do it in the show ring. What is the trick?
     
  17. Sweet Gum Minis

    Sweet Gum Minis New Member

    Oct 6, 2007
    Easley, SC
    Beautiful photos! Beautiful goats!!!
     
  18. FarmGirl18

    FarmGirl18 New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Oklahoma
    Thank you very much everybody!

    Lori, well not really any tricks that I know of... :shrug: they were just behaving well I guess. Although I did put a collar on them and bring them out of the pen...so the other goats wouldn't get in the way.
     
  19. badnewsboers

    badnewsboers New Member

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    May 9, 2008
    Newport, NC
    They truly are lovely does. I'm jealous. :wink: