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  1. Waiting Room
    Hey guys! I'm new here and fairly new to Goat keeping. I've got a trio of Nigerian Dwarf Goats (two Ewes and a Buck). Being the newb that I am, I did not make note of Trouble's last heat date and a month ago I started noticing changes in behaviour and shape so I've been keeping a close eye on...
  2. Waiting Room
    I have a goat about to kid and I think the anticipation is going to kill me. This is my first time and I'm sure that's why. She's got the white and yellow mucus, soft tailbone area, lying down a lot, only sipping water, and won't eat. I've separated her from the pack and put her in the...
  3. Waiting Room
    I bought a Boer doe at an auction on July 15th, 2016 (Today is September 7th, 2016) (I went with my neighbor to just look at stuff but saw her and fell in love), the auctioneer said she was pregnant but the owner wasn't there to answer how far along or when the breeding took place. Well, I have...
  4. Health & Wellness
    ok one of my does just had babies and her udder is huge bout dragging the ground. She has a runt and he seems to have a hard time finding the teat since her udder is so low to the ground. I was wondering if it would be a good idea to milk her and feed the baby off a bottle? I don't want to take...
  5. Dairy Diaries
    I have two 3 year old Saanen/Nubian does that are both (hopefully) pregnant. They are both 'udder shy'. Their first kidding they were milked for a few months by their previous owner but their kidding last year because of their 'udder shyness' she let them dry up when the kids weaned rather than...
  6. Waiting Room
    We had my 9yr old's 4H doe in with the billy off and on all summer. I am just now feeling what may be baby lumps and bumps. She has gained a bit of weight now and has a good bit of tummy. This is her first pregnancy. Goat wise, she's only the second pregnancy that I've dealt with. (The first was...
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