Caileigh Jane Smith's Recent Activity

  1. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread First snow of the season!.

    Huh...we had a thunderstorm yesterday. So unusual for January. It has been much warmer than normal. Rain instead of snow. So much mud!

    Jan 26, 2021 at 5:08 PM
  2. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread First snow of the season!.

    Whew! That is brutally cold! Hope you get at least a few minutes indoors to thaw out in between caring for your critters. I joke that...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 10:50 AM
  3. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread The Breakfast Twins are doing fine.

    They're cuties, and I'm so glad they're doing well!

    Jan 26, 2021 at 10:46 AM
  4. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread Milk production question.

    I use this method to calculate weights for my goats With a cloth measuring tape, measure in inches around the goat’s heart girth and...

    Jan 25, 2021 at 10:20 PM
  5. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread How do I put Weight on my wether safely..

    I'm so glad he's feeling better! I'm sure you're doing a great job with him. He's fortunate to have you caring for him.

    Jan 25, 2021 at 10:11 PM
  6. Caileigh Jane Smith liked MadHouse's post in the thread Milk production question.

    My Mini Nubian is about 95 pounds and 28 inches at the withers. I read a full size Nubian weighs a minimum of 120 pounds. I wonder if...

    Jan 25, 2021 at 2:54 PM
  7. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread Milk production question.

    Might surprise you! Sometimes they weight more than they look like they do!

    Jan 25, 2021 at 2:53 PM
  8. Caileigh Jane Smith liked Sfgwife's post in the thread Milk production question.

    You do realize that prevenative worming is not a good thing right? You worm only when needed per the fecal. And choose the appropriate...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 11:19 PM
  9. Caileigh Jane Smith liked TexasGoatMan's post in the thread When will I learn?.

    When our does kid. The first thing we do is help the new born kids to nursing. After 24 hours we then milk the udder empty of colostrum...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 10:31 PM
  10. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread Milk production question.

    Never had one self nurse (yet) but I have used band-aids to keep a kid from nursing. One curving under the teat, with the padded part...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 10:07 PM
  11. Caileigh Jane Smith liked Hounddog23's post in the thread Milk production question.

    I am. Im actually a Veterinary technician by career so i do regularly fecals preventive deworming.. i rotate the dewormers also to try n...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 10:04 PM
  12. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread Milk production question.

    They certainly don't look like they're starving! Minerals are an issue for me. Specifically copper. I have to really watch my does for...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 10:04 PM
  13. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread Milk production question.

    Are you familiar with body condition scoring? If not, this pdf will help you out...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 9:57 PM
  14. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread Milk production question.

    80 lbs. seems very, very small for a 2 1/2 year old doe. I've got Nubians, and my smallest doe is still a bit over 100 lbs. I'm not...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 9:55 PM
  15. Caileigh Jane Smith replied to the thread Looking for "goat writers" - write blog posts about goat.

    There are few things that I feel knowledgeable enough in the goat world to be able to write authoritatively on, but I am a good editor,...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 6:44 PM