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  1. Health & Wellness
    I'm in a bit of an emergency situation with my doe and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions. She had three awesomely beautiful and healthy kids last Wednesday and then struggled for almost 15 hours to pass the placenta. I called the after-hours vet emergency line because I was sure she...
  2. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi everyone...this is my first kidding and it hasn't gone well. My doe went into labor there days early, and passed two healthy kids. After waiting and checking, we left her alone for a few hours and went back to check her, and found a kid stuck and her very distressed. We helped pass the kid...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    Well, it was a sad day at Heart and Soul Farm. Our first babies since we got into goats looked like they were on their way as of 5:30 pm last night. We missed the first birth around 6:45 am (we checked her at midnight and again at 3:45 am and nothing was happening) but not by much because the...
  4. Health & Wellness
    I have been waiting for two does to kid in anticipation of purchasing them. Both those kidded this week, but with problems. Doe #1 had triplets. One was stillborn, to were weak with buckling legs. Doe had smelly discharge. Doe did not come into milk. Babies doing well now and babies being...
  5. Health & Wellness
    Just wondered if anyone ran into this. We had a doe that last year aborted twins, her first kidding. Then this year she went into labor yesterday wasn't really pushing the first baby but the sac broke so we ended up finding out the first kid head was stuck and my husband pulled it out to find...
  6. Health & Wellness
    Hi, Yesterday one of my does had birth to quads 2 weeks before the due date. I saw her when she was expelling the placenta. The kids looked full term and normal but were dead. It seems like they were born alive because they had rigor mortis. A part of the placenta smelled bad. I started her on...
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