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Is it ok to keep them in the same pen together??
 

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Yep, not unless you want babies... 4 months is a bit too early for a doeling to get pregnant. My buckling is almost 5 months... I think he has already done his job with at least 1 of my girls if not both... They have not gone back in heat:)
 

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Yeah- not a good idea if you don't want your doe to get pregnant. Males can breed and females can be fertile at 7 weeks - 2 months of age.
 

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I wouldn't mind! Is she too young?
 

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Ok good to know! Thank you!
 

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Just to give you an insentive NOT to stick them together, does can die and have died of being bred at 5 or 6 months. 4 months is way off limits. I breed my does at 10 months.

They should reach at least 75% of their grown weight before being bred.

:) Figured I'd let you know.
 

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Yep to young. Asking for trouble. I know it has happened but most are by accident.
 

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Awh thats terrible, but makes sense! Thanks :)
 

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at 4 months, a goat is starting puberty. to me, it would be like a 11/12 year old human girl having babies. it's not something that you would want.....
 

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No.. that is not a good idea. I would not put the buck in with a baby doeling at that age.. She needs to mature and grow. Your doeling could die from being bred too young or at least have complications.
 
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