Back in the Spring one of my favourite places to visit, Windmill Hill City Farm, became home to some new born baby goats! I saw the news on their facebook page and got very excited, as I really really really love goats. Really. A lot. It scares people. Goats are just so cute, friendly and funny, and they have a lot of character.
I made a visit to the farm as soon as I could, which was less than a week after the kids (the proper name for baby goats) were born. They were still very tiny and seemed to be spending a lot of their time sleeping. You can tell how small they were from the fact one of them was sitting in the feed bowl! Their floppy ears and tiny faces were adorable.
A couple of weeks later I went back, and by now the baby goats were hopping about in a field. They looked very happy. Don't they look like they're hugging in the picture?
Look at that cute little hoof! They were friendly and inquisitive and came over to the gate to investigate the humans.
They seemed very interested in their environment too, with a lot of licking and chewing things! Not that different from human babies really.
After all the hopping and running about they were hungry.
After a while they seemed to get tired and all lay down in a heap, which looked very sweet and picturesque.
Since I took these pictures the goats have grown quite a lot, and I have seen photos of them with tiny little horns growing! I will be going back to the farm again soon so I will be sure to document their progress.
If you want to find out more about Windmill Hill City Farm, visit their website-