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Hi there. We're new goat owners and we have a doe that seems to be having a difficult labor. She seems to be having contractions, but I can't see a baby goat or bag or anything. Instead, we see what looks like a wad if pink flesh. She pushes it out to something a little smaller than a tennis ball and when the contraction ends, it sucks back in. That can't be normal. What is it? Do I try to intervene?
 

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No vet near us. She is due. She doesn't seem to be in pain. She walks around, eats, etc. I'll try to get a picture soon.
 

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If the pink thing is coming out her hoo haw and going back in. it's a little large but, okay as long as it goes in. If it's coming out her rectum it's an emergency.
 

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It's her hoo haw, and it does go back in. Again, she doesn't seem stressed. I'm more stressed than she is. Do I just let it be, or do I do the whole wash/sugar thing? Do I need to bring her to a vet?
 

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Keep us posted as she progresses
 

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She's still acting normal and I haven't seen it today. Might just be my timing. She's moving around, grazing, etc.
 

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Goathiker..you are a well of information : )
 
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