The owners of Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith are offering a $1,200 reward to anyone who can provide information leading to the return of a newborn baby goat that went missing on Saturday.
According to a Facebook post that has since been shared 28,000 times, the farm was opened to the public on April 27th between 1 and 3 p.m. for a popular baby goat “schnuggles” event.
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The kid in question was at the farm before the event, but nowhere to be found afterwards, leading owners to fear that he may have been stolen by one of the 50+ attendants.
“It is a relatively small space with not many places to hide, and there were no predators around, especially with all the people,” reads the post.
As the baby goat is only 12-days-old, he needs his mother’s milk, and mama needs her baby. Yellow Point Farms uploaded a heart-rending video of mama goat crying out for her kid, on their Facebook story.
Because of this incident, the owners have decided to discontinue their ‘baby goat schnuggles’ event until further notice.
Yellow Point Farms asks that whoever has the baby goat to bring him back, no questions asked, or drop him off at at any of the members of Vancouver Island Goat Association located across the island.
The kid is gold in colour, has blue eyes, many moonspots, and a belt of white on his left side
Ladysmith RCMP are also investigating the incident.
UPDATE: not found, but there has been a REWARD pledged at $1200 for information leading to his return….You can drop…