It's that time of year again. Kids on the ground are going out with the herd and learning to eat vegetation. And to negotiate the terrain, which around here involves steep hills, sheer cliffs and a maze of arroyos. Coyotes are on the lookout for the left behinds- but the Maremmas and the Australian Shepherds are likewise on the watch for them. And you don't want to upset either goat-loyal protectors.