Foal finds maternal attention of the goat variety

Lisa Dicamillo helps a foal nurse off of Vickie the goat after the mare died soon after the foal was born. Dicamillo, who raises horses at her Golden Hills Ranch northwest of Fruita, put the goat and the foal together in one pen for convenience and noticed that the foal had learned on his own to nurse from the goat.



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Lisa Dicamillo helps a foal nurse off of Vickie the goat after the mare died soon after the foal was born. Dicamillo, who raises horses at her Golden Hills Ranch northwest of Fruita, put the goat and the foal together in one pen for convenience and noticed that the foal had learned on his own to nurse from the goat.

Victory is hungry. And he lets Vicky know about it. The gangly newborn thrusts a leg toward her. He pokes his nose into her space. Sometimes she ignores him. Other times she butts heads with…




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