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Posted in thread: Who's still miking? on 01-02-2017 at 05:52 AM
Oh........I just told my daughter she would not even see me feeding (let alone milking) if
there was snow! Here we have had 8 inches of rain between 7 am the 31st and 5 pm the 1st and
still raining. W...
Posted in thread: Funny Buck Tales on 12-30-2016 at 07:03 AM
For reasons that cannot be explained, I have two bucks, an extremely high number considering I
have only 7 does and planned to breed only 2 or 3 this season. My boys, Tommy and Tucker, share
an acre+ ...
Posted in thread: Who's still miking? on 12-30-2016 at 06:31 AM
I let mine dry up a month early because of visitors and college graduations. Cold weather is
not an issue for us, but this constant rain is messing with feet. Strange to only need to feed
Posted in thread: Milk color on 09-19-2016 at 06:17 AM
Thanks for the confirmation of what I was thinking. I did let the milk sit and did find some
actual red blood in the bottom of the jar. I milked her and the others separately this morning
and all milk...
Posted in thread: Milk color on 09-18-2016 at 05:17 AM
Four days ago (8 milkings ago) one doe had a very few little clots in her milk. I did not keep
the milk and I used a mint under balm (still using). This morning I brought her milk in with
the rest (mi...
Posted in thread: Breed her or not? on 06-03-2016 at 05:29 AM
I have always weaned at 8 weeks. My buyer wants them right away.
Posted in thread: Breed her or not? on 06-02-2016 at 05:57 AM
Thanks for all the good answers. I hadn't considered that she would be rebred right away and
that is really a concern. Having a doeling accidentally bred would not really be a problem
since kids would...
Posted in thread: Breed her or not? on 06-01-2016 at 06:23 AM
I bred a two year old, got nice kids and an easy delivery. But the doe was so difficult to milk
(could have won the bucking horse award at the rodeo) that I dried her up (was only giving
about 3 or 4 ...
Posted in thread: 2016 kidding thread on 04-05-2016 at 06:07 AM
Gladys, with a lot of screaming, gave us an 8 pound doe.We are finished for the season, 2 bucks
and 7 does.Thread totalDoes 151Bucks 141
Posted in thread: 2016 kidding thread on 03-28-2016 at 07:13 AM
Bessie filled our Easter basket with 2 does and 1 buck.Bucks 121Does 132