Candy Kiss

This is a tribute to Candy Kiss, our oldest goat who died today. I traded for her in 2004 when she was almost 8 years old because I loved her deep red color.

Only eight days later our buck Cody escaped when she was cycling and so 5 months after she arrived she produced triplets for us: Pixy Stix, Tootsie Roll, and Zotz.

She did not kid again until 2008 when she produced twins: Mars and Snickers.

She was then retired. Here she is teasing Cody in her retirement.

Her retirement was shorter than I had hoped, but her decline was brief and appeared painless.

I believe her life here was a good one, and I am glad I knew her.

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10 Responses to Candy Kiss

  1. Michelle says:

    She was a beautiful goat; I’m so sorry she’s gone.

  2. Becky Utecht says:

    Sorry to hear that she is gone. I’m glad her decline was brief and painless. I think you’re right about her having a good life. ­čÖé

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  4. Donna says:

    Thanks guys! She was beautiful and made gorgeous kids. I wished she had lived longer, but winters can be so hard on older animals.

  5. goatgirl says:

    I’m so sorry. I also love her deep red color.

  6. Donna says:

    Thank you. She was the only red goat I have had. I wished she had made a red doeling for me to keep but the kids she made were awfully cute.

  7. roundaboutacres says:

    I’m sorry for your loss. She really was a pretty red. I’m sure she had a great life on your farm.

  8. Donna says:

    Thank you. I hope she did.

  9. HisTek says:

    I’m sorry for your loss Donna. She sounded like a great goat, and was blessed to have you for an owner.

  10. Donna says:

    Thanks Jackie- she was a nice goat, and I was blessed to have her for my goat too!

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