IO Kidded day 146!- pics added!

Discussion in 'Kidding Koral' started by ProctorHillFarm, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. ProctorHillFarm

    ProctorHillFarm New Member

    IO is 145 today (well almost 146 in about an hour) and is in early labor- ligs are just about gone, a tiny shred of one left. She's been off all day, and her udder got even fuller. She is talking talking talking and has that tail so curled over her back.
    No contractions that I can see yet, but going back to check on her in a few hours when I get up to tube feed our poor lil buckling.

    Whatcha think? This is her second freshening.
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    :pray: :girl: :girl: :boy:
     
  2. capriola-nd

    capriola-nd New Member

    Jul 6, 2008
    Northwest Oregon
    Re: IO Kidding Soon- pics added

    I think triplets! She has a lot of udder! Wow!
     

  3. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    NJ
    Re: IO Kidding Soon- pics added

    nice full udder! I say twins :girl: :boy:
     
  4. Sweet Gum Minis

    Sweet Gum Minis New Member

    Oct 6, 2007
    Easley, SC
    Re: IO Kidding Soon- pics added

    I'll say trips or maybe even quads due to the size of that udder and she has dropped so she looks smaller than I bet she was a week or so ago. Good luck!!!!
     
  5. ProctorHillFarm

    ProctorHillFarm New Member

    Re: IO Kidding Soon- pics added

    IO kidded this morning at 10 am. She had triplets (BIG HEALTHY ONES) :boy: :boy: :girl:

    The first buckling is black and literally COVERED in silver and brown moonspots. He is also more than likely polled

    Second buckling is black and white with frosting and a big ol moonspot on his inner thigh

    The doeling is a flashy what looks like buckskin smothered in white and roaning with silver ears.

    It was the strangest kidding yet. I got there this morning to feed and she was talking talking talking and wanted out of her kidding pen, I said no way, your havin babies, today now get on with it. I did my chores and kept checking her. Her udder was going to burst from the looks of it and her hind end mushy. NO contractions, at all, just screaming at me and begging to get out of her stall.
    So before I left to pick up my son, I thought on a whim, let me check her, maybe something is wrong. So I check her, and yep there is definately a baby working its way down! I investigate a little bit to see maybe if hes stuck, but hes just far enough back that I couldnt get a good feel without really going in. No sooner than I take my fingers out, she has a contraction and plops herself down to push. They all came without issue- I guess she really wanted to make sure I was there for the event. :slapfloor:

    So the morning is bittersweet- we let our little tube baby go, but we were blessed with BIG healthy triplets. (with color I cant complain about!)

    Uploading pictures....
     
  6. ProctorHillFarm

    ProctorHillFarm New Member

    Re: IO Kidded day 146!- pics coming!

    Buck #1
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    Buck # 2
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    Doe
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    All three
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  7. sweetgoats

    sweetgoats Moderator

    Oct 18, 2007
    Peyton CO.
    Congratulations and they are so cute. :love: How many are you keeping?
     
  8. ProctorHillFarm

    ProctorHillFarm New Member

    We are going to hang onto the doeling for now
    the black and white is sold as a wether
    and I have reservations for more wethers- but Im thinking of selling the moonspotted boy as a buckling. :shrug:

    The doe is named Keroessa
    and the moonspotted boy is named Jupiter i
    and the wether- his new family will name him :greengrin:
     
  9. sweetgoats

    sweetgoats Moderator

    Oct 18, 2007
    Peyton CO.
    I do the same thing. I wait to band my boys unless I know they are sold as wethers. Then I try to sell them as buck if I think they are buck quality.

    Congratulations on keeping that doe, she sure is a keeper.
     
  10. ProctorHillFarm

    ProctorHillFarm New Member

    I am really blown away by IO's udder- I think she could use a little more division, and her teats could be placed a bit better- but the buck she is bred to should correct those faults and then some- we saw his littermate sister freshen and she is really strong in those areas, so we will see!
     
  11. greatcashmeres

    greatcashmeres New Member

    Jul 13, 2008
    Maine
    Congratulations on the three! :stars: 1st one is very eye catching-something about that black and brown. Pics are just precious, have that looking at the world for the first time feel. :thumb: to momma and great about being pleased with the udder.
     
  12. Di

    Di Crazy Goat Lady

    Jan 29, 2008
    central PA
    :love: Congrats! Beautiful kids!
     
  13. kelebek

    kelebek New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    South Texas
    Oh MY gosh!!! Thank GOD you are on the otherside of the US!!!

    They are gorgeous - Congrats! I would snatch up that doeling in a heartbeat!
     
  14. Amy Goatress

    Amy Goatress New Member

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    Oct 1, 2008
    Congrats, they're lovely!
     
  15. helmstead

    helmstead New Member

    772
    Oct 1, 2008
    Alfordsville, IN
    :stars: Beautiful!
     
  16. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    I love them....so cute........ :greengrin: :love:
     
  17. ProctorHillFarm

    ProctorHillFarm New Member

    Dry pictures
    Keroessa (doe)
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    Jupiter (buck)
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    camera died so didnt get pictures of 2nd buck
     
  18. liz

    liz Active Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Shelocta PA
    GORGEOUS kids! Congratulations on a very healthy delivery! :leap:

    Sorry you lost the little buckling, he's in a better place now :hug:
     
  19. Sweet Gum Minis

    Sweet Gum Minis New Member

    Oct 6, 2007
    Easley, SC
    WOW!!! Look at the spots on that kid!!! Congratulations!!! What a colorful trio!
     
  20. Jenna

    Jenna New Member

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    Jan 7, 2009
    The spots!!!!!!!! sooo cute!! Congrats!!