Fainting Goat


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A breed of domestic goats which carries the gene for myotonia congenita which causes its muscles to stiffen for 5–10 seconds when startled, which often causes them to fall over (’faint’); they are otherwise completely normal
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They're on the bus," he said during a question-and-answer session at the Fainting Goat restaurant, his second stop of the day.
A rare goat raised for meat and as something of a curiosity is the myotonic goat, also called the Tennessee fainting goat, the Texas nervous goat, or the wooden leg goat.
which also operates the fair petting zoo featuring unusual animals such as a Tennessee fainting goat, a Scottish black-face sheep and Sevastopol geese.
Fainting goat, Boer goat and Meat goat shows are the core of the festival, but visitors will also find a full slate of planned fun, including a pancake breakfast, parade, flea market, arts & craft show, acoustic, bluegrass, and country music featuring Ronnie Milsap and Cowboy Crush, food vendors, and children's activities.
Some notable breeds on the Conservancy's list include Texas Longhorn cattle, Clydesdale horses, Dominique chickens, and Tennessee Fainting goats, among others.
At this point I would have been going nuts, and I'm pretty sure I would have passed out like one of those fainting goats that tip over when they get too excited, so it's a good thing I wasn't there.
My wife and I compare these avoidance techniques to the actions of fainting goats.
At Ketonen-Clark Farm, a few people braved the driving morning rain to check out the pigs, miniature horse and fainting goats on display outside.
featured fainting goats and snails that paint in oils - all of them strange but true.
Fainting goats, cross-dressing cuttlefish and the Transylvanian naked-neck chicken are just some of the weird and wonderful creatures that dwell on Earth.
It features fainting goats, human-size chess pieces, and a bowling ball garden.
Several brief television spots employ a humorous reversal of this theme by noting that herd-following animals like sheep, wildebeests and fainting goats "do not make good CyberTraders.