Usually we feed into troughs that are hung outside the metal gates so that the goats have to put their heads through to feed. This keeps the troughs clean and prevents the naughty goats from jumping in them.
Here they are - as demonstrated by Larkin with his current girlfriend, Bassey, enjoying their evening meal:
Somehow I managed to get food into all the troughs without losing my balance ... and then suddenly it all went quiet. Just the contented sounds of munching for a few minutes.
As soon as they have finished eating, the naughtiness begins again and whilst some wander over to the hayracks or the water bowl, others head straight for me and I am flattened by a number of them jumping on me. Always wear old clothes when visiting small goats ...