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Muscoot Farm and the Head Butting Goat



Muscoot Farm

Muscoot farm and the head butting goat. I bet that goat your attention. Muscoot farm is in Katonah, NY and a very easy fifty-ish minute drive from Poughkeepsie.


We went on a very unusually warm winter day which felt amazing after being frozen for so long. The grounds were muddy, but still doable even if you still have a child in a stroller. I just recommend one of those off road strollers.

muscoot farm

There are many buildings to go in and learn about farm life of the past including many items on display. Since my daughter has hit the why or what is that phase, we spent a long time discussing everything. Thank you Muscoot for having descriptions with many items so I could look like I knew what I was talking about. Go mom.


At the farm, there are all your typical farm animals. Goats, sheep, barn cat, horses, cows, turkeys, ducks, chickens, donkeys etc. The chickens are not roaming around. So no fear of being attacked by a rooster. Yes, it has happened to my daughter and has happened to me a couple times at other farms. They spur you. I was even legit chased down my road by a rogue rooster with my daughter on my back. Also, at Muscoot there is no petting or feeding of any of the animals.

Muscoot Farm

The animals. Yes, the animals. That leads me to the head butting goat. This same goat that stole a child’s glove earlier in the trip. Naughty goat. It happened so fast. I turned for a split second to take a picture of a sheep and I heard a scream. I went to her and asked what happened and she told me she got head butted by the goat in the head. I was surrounded by people who have never been on a farm and they were terrified. No blood. No marks. She was fine. But, I could have completely messed with everyone there. Instead, I was nice and took all the people back to goat pen to show them the goats playing and said the goat merely was trying to play with my daughter. My daughter, goat child. After the shock wore off, she kept head butting me and laughing. Here is a link to why goats head-butt and a video. Enjoy.

https://petstuffguide.com/why-do-goats-headbutt/


Muscoot Farm


There are hiking trails too, but that’s for another day. Also bring snacks. I forgot snacks and head to go on a Mc Ds mission.


Checkout Muscoot. Enjoy the scenery, learn something new, see the animals. Just don’t stick your head in the pens.


Adventures of Abby Girl is all the awesome things my daughter and I experience in the Hudson Valley and beyond completely as it is. You can read more blogs about Adventures of Abby Girl here. Also feel free to follow on Instagram and Facebook or watch videos of all things Abby Girl and Momlife on Youtube. When I'm not writing my blog or shooting crazy videos, I own a local pet photography business in the Hudson Valley-Erica Higgs Photography. Questions, comments or want us to visit your destination? Contact us!



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