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I have been doing a lot of reading on when bucklings can get doelings pregnant. As you know we have one of each and Tiny (in the house). The buckling is already mounting the doeling - his penis is extending - but I don't think its actually going in from what I can see.

THEY ARE 3 WEEKS OLD!!! We don't really have sufficient ways to separate them - can we make it the 10 weeks without this little thing getting pregnant - since she really shouldn't come into heat yet right? We have a great farm for him to go to between 10-12 weeks.

And we will be wethering Tiny.

Any advise other than separating them? He's still on mom's teat for heaven's sake.

I read a doeling got pregnant at a month and had a terrible time - and what is lutting I can't find that anywhere.
 

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Don't freak out. It's unlikely that at three weeks they could successfully breed. A buck apron might work well for your situation. https://www.houseofbacchusgoatsupplies.com/ You can use a human baby onesie too by putting it on him like a shirt and then leaving the bottom flap hanging down.

Luting is using a product called lutalayse to either abort a pregnancy or bring a doe into heat. Again though, it's unlikely you will need that in your situation.
 

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Find a child size short sleeve tee shirt that looks like it would fit him sort of loose.(thrift store has good cost .50-$1, so maybe a couple in different sizes so you would have what fits best) Put the tee shirt on over his head, put front legs into the sleeves, spread it out across his back, mark the tee shirt on side seam about half way down his back, or until about 6" away from his boy part. Cut the side seams open on both sides up to where you marked the length. Cut straight across on the top (marked) side. You'll have a short part and a longer part on the opposite side. Hem the short side if you like. Trim off the bottom of the long side (if necessary) until it's about 4-5" from the ground. Take some medium size fishing weights, (3 or 4) turn up a hem (or open a small slit in the existing hem and stitch slit closed) and sew a vertical stiches each side of the individual weights. Having more than 1 of these will give you a clean one to put back on when you have to wash out the other one. Another member used this type shirt for one of her amorous bucklings who was to young to wean and couldn't be separated. These will work when you only need a temporary apron.
 

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thank you I went on this website and they are closed since they are moving their ranch until June 14. I'm not talented at sewing so will order an apron as soon as they re open.

So you're all telling me that my little doeling can get preggo at 1 month of age?
 

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I don’t know when she can get pregnant, but if you can’t get or sew an apron, I’d buy some onesies (they are cheap, in the baby section) and slip it over his head and front legs (same way a baby wears it over their head and arms) and leave it unsnapped (the bottom of it where the snaps normally go in between the human babies legs) as a temporary solution like MellonFriend suggested. This will be the quickest and easiest way to have a breeding barrier.

I believe @GoofyGoat is using one on a little buckling right now and may be able to offer more insight.
 

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I have to credit @Sfgwife for the idea though, she’s the genius behind this 😁
@Sfgwife also deserves credit for the tee shirt idea I posted about as well. Knew I had seen a tee shirt being used, remembered the design, gosh though, drew a blank trying to remember which member made the post. Thanks for jogging my memory GoffyGoat.
 

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I highly doubt a 1 month old can get pregnant. I've heard of 3 month old bucks breeding (I had a 3 month old kid breed a doe and I have the offspring- but she was 2 years old).
If they don't get tangled in the shirt, it should reflect any naughty behavior. (don't let it sleep with the shirt on).
 
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