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Is this normal

Discussion in 'Behaviors & Handling Techniques - Goats' started by Chickens, Feb 15, 2017.

  1. Feb 15, 2017
    Chickens

    Chickens Loving the herd life

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    Ive got 2 bucklings approx. Week to 2 weeks old my question is.. is it normal for the to try and mount the other? The bigger one always trys to mount smaller one
     
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    babsbag

    babsbag Herd Master

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    Yes, its normal. I have 7 kids on the ground right now and even the girls try and mount.
     
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    frustratedearthmother

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    Absolutely, totally normal! Welcome to the world of bucks!
     
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    Chickens

    Chickens Loving the herd life

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    awesome thanks!
     
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    Chickens

    Chickens Loving the herd life

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    thank you these are my first 2 bucks ever!