Photos by Barry Wallace
These photos have nothing to do with King Township. They were taken on the east side of York Region, on the Markham/Pickering townline. But the baby goats were so cute, I had to include them in this space. Linda and I took two of our young grandsons to the Wild Things Petting Farm for a couple of hours this past Sunday afternoon and had a very interesting time at this eccentric and odoriferous, but charming place. Hundreds of farm creatures all run free here. There were approximately 15 baby goats in the rustic menagerie, including a set of black and white triplets pictured here. With three babies to feed and two teats, the mother goat was hard-pressed to make sure all three got enough nourishment. In the picture below, the gentleman who operates 'Wild Things' hand-feeds one of the triplets, via a syringe, with formula he has prepared to supplement the mother goat's milk. It was fascinating. It costs the four of us $20 for the experience. I told the farmer that it was the best $20 I had spent in a long time...and I meant it.
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