Vincent Van Goat
May 23, 2014, 10:29 am
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Vincent the orphan

Vincent the orphan

May 23, 2014

This little goat was born a twin, but orphaned quickly. His mother hated him. She bit his ear off and plucked out all of his hair. She beat him with her horns unmercifully. The people I bought a flock of goats from, rescued him, and became his mom 😮

There were a few shaky days, but he took to the bottle quickly. I got him when he was a few weeks old. I chose not to leave him with the flock, because they picked on him constantly. I bottle feed him while still giving him all the grass and weeds he wants.

I named him Vincent Van Goat. I chose the name partly due to his missing ear. He is a goat and lastly, he will be jumping on cars and vans in no time. Goats love to jump on things. If they are not confined, they will jump all over everything… including your brand new car!

I have found Vincent a new home. The new owners are making a place for him. He will have a good home where he can be a pet. He will be a companion , much like a dog. He will help keep brush and weeds from growing in the fence rows, while being a pal.

In the meantime, I will give him a bottle and let him follow me all over the farm while I do chores. His ear has healed and his hair is growing back. He sleeps with a couple of piggies…his choice. I think he likes their warmth. The pigs don’t mind… after all, it’s not often that you get to sleep with a celebrity!



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That’s so generous of you to rescue him and find him a good home! Glad he is recovering thanks to your care.

Comment by Jacklyn

Thanks for the nice comments. Vincent is doing well. He is a cute little guy!

Comment by ricelandmeadows

Thanks Beav! He looks happy, very happy!!

Comment by Barbie

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