Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

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Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by Pivo » Jul 27 2020 11:59 am

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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by SpiderLegs » Jul 27 2020 2:24 pm

I kept looking for them on Saturday to no avail.
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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by Pivo » Jul 27 2020 2:28 pm

@SpiderLegs Looking for them, or looking out for them?

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Post by SpiderLegs » Jul 27 2020 7:13 pm

@Pivo - A little of both
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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by LosDosSloFolks » Jul 29 2020 10:15 pm

Tell your dog we said hi.

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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by sidhayes » Jul 30 2020 2:07 am

Weaklings

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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by ALMAL » Jul 30 2020 7:21 am

@Pivo
The one goat clearly has a leash on. While backpacking in the Sierra Ancha once, I encountered 8 of these animals, 1 giant white dog larger than Blanco, and two leather clad folks living in a teepee.
Their goats looked just like these. These folks said they moved around every month or so and hit all the NF's throughout the year. Each goat carried 50-60 lbs of gear. The guy told me he had just lost two goats in the Supes to lions. This was their transport and re-supply depot. [ photo ]
They were quiet neighbors for two nights and I offered them 2 extra trout I had caught, which they accepted. None of their goats were aggressive, just nosey.
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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by Pivo » Jul 30 2020 7:28 am

@ALMAL When I was a young man I had dairy goats. Milk, cheese, and even goat butter. The does were always friendly, curious and playful. They would play with the dogs, and wold even try to follow us into the house.

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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by Blanco » Jul 30 2020 7:34 am

@ALMAL
1 giant white dog larger than Blanco
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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by ALMAL » Jul 30 2020 7:45 am

@Blanco
A great pyrenees I think. But not as Great as Blanco!
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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by friendofThundergod » Jul 30 2020 7:53 am

I blame non consensual wildlife handling for this, that goat was probably picked up by crappy humans at a young age... :stp: :lol:

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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by Pivo » Jul 30 2020 8:08 am

@ALMAL The Great Pyrenees are used a lot in Colorado to protect sheep. I have hiked in areas that are posted with signs alerting people to keep their distance from the dogs and stock, or risk attack.

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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by LosDosSloFolks » Jul 30 2020 8:27 am

@Pivo
"Great Pyrenees" the dog of my people... :)
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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by big_load » Jul 31 2020 10:51 pm

Pivo wrote:
Jul 30 2020 7:28 am
@ALMAL When I was a young man I had dairy goats. Milk, cheese, and even goat butter. The does were always friendly, curious and playful. They would play with the dogs, and wold even try to follow us into the house.
My mom had goats for many years. One of them was allowed in her house every now and then. The others would probably have been more interested in being on top of the house than inside it.

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Re: Aggressive goats Old Baldy Trail#372

Post by thirstylizard » Aug 01 2020 7:42 pm

Bighorn sheep susceptible to disease carried by domestic sheep and goats which is another reason to remove out of sky islands.

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