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  1. Health & Wellness
    Our first buckling was born on 3/20/2020 and mom was great with him until the 28th. She runs from him now and won't let him nurse. Her sister gave birth on the 28th, so I am not sure if that has anything to do with it. The does' utter is not as full and her nipples look deflated for lack of a...
  2. Beginners Goat Raising
    Mama had triplets and started off feeding all three. She had an infection about a week ago, for which she needed antibiotics and wasn't nursing anyone for a couple days. The infection has cleared up and she is back to being a wonderful, attentive mom, for two of the babies. But one she...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Last night around 10:30 pm we did a barn check b/c we have 2 does ready to kid. We found 2 just newborn kids lying in the bedding hay, uncleaned & mama was hiding in the corner pretending like these kids born were not hers. She has completely rejected them. Would not let them nurse, kept...
  4. Health & Wellness
    I had a set of twins born Tuesday (3 days ago). They are a Pygmy mix. The mom rejected the little boy so I am bottle / holding down mom feeding for the first time. I think the baby is doing okay as far as eating but I am really worried about his breathing. It is labored, his chest seems to...
  5. Kidding Koral
    I need help. I have a mommy with 5 day old kids who just turned on them all of a sudden. She was nursing them just fine, but yesterday she started acting like she doesn't know them. She will not let them nurse. When I hold her for them to nurse, she kick them and cries. She stands with her face...
  6. Health & Wellness
    Do I milk my doe that rejected her baby or let her dry up? Thanks in advance, I've never had this happen before. Baby has been addoped by another mom that gave birth on the same day with twins. Now she has three babies. Also is it ok to give calf manna to her?
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