Patience growing thin at day 148 - Ta Daaaaaaaa!

Discussion in 'Kidding Koral' started by BeeLady, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. BeeLady

    BeeLady New Member

    Well, Spice & Ginger had the perfect opportunity to kid the night before last when all the electricity was out all night and I'd not charged the flashlight. I was sure they would decide to kid by kerosene lamp, but it was not to be.

    Now they are both at day 148 and I am beginning to get impatient.

    Here is Ginger -- i don't know that her udder is as pretty as her sister's but it sure looks like it ready to have a few kids nursing on it.

    So, I hope it is soon!
     
  2. capriola-nd

    capriola-nd New Member

    Jul 6, 2008
    Northwest Oregon
    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    Babies soon!
     

  3. sweetgoats

    sweetgoats Moderator

    Oct 18, 2007
    Peyton CO.
    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    I would say she has a bit more to go. I would say about 153. Sorry. :shrug:
     
  4. BeeLady

    BeeLady New Member

    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    Day 153! Wow -- well, at least if it is sooner than that I'll be happy! And at least my bedroom window is close enough to the barn so I can hear them from bed. Guess it could be worse. And the main thing is a healthy doe after delivery and one or more healthy kids.
     
  5. BeeLady

    BeeLady New Member

    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    :scratch: Here is Spice -- how long do you think before she'll kid?
     
  6. capriola-nd

    capriola-nd New Member

    Jul 6, 2008
    Northwest Oregon
    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    Her udder still needs filling but that can happen within a matter of hours. . .
     
  7. BeeLady

    BeeLady New Member

    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    That's what I like to hear -- a matter of hours! We'll I'll take what I can get, especially since I have no choice in the matter!
    :girl: :girl: :girl: :boy: :boy: (total : that would make me happy :dance: )
     
  8. RowdyKidz

    RowdyKidz Senior Member

    Apr 2, 2009
    NW Ohio
    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    It can fill in hours, but mine bag up at least a day before they kid. I say at least a couple days...sorry.
    Either a niced size single or twins IMO.
     
  9. Jenna

    Jenna New Member

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    Jan 7, 2009
    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    Any minute!?!? babies!!!
     
  10. capriola-nd

    capriola-nd New Member

    Jul 6, 2008
    Northwest Oregon
    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    You'll know it is soon when the udder gets really tight and kind of "shiny" looking. . . One of my FF does this year had her udder going by 3 1/2 months along and steadily filled, but the day she kidded, it really filled and felt tight. Also, you'll feel the milk in their teats. . . you probably knew that already though. Are you checking their ligs often?
     
  11. BeeLady

    BeeLady New Member

    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    Yes, I am checking their ligs - Ginger's are deeper and mushier today. I am not familiar with what their udders will look like when they fill -- I thought they were filling already and to me GInger's teats seem strutted a bit --which is what I look for in a heifer or cow calving.

    But I'm sure I'll see the difference when it happens. I appreciate the help!
     
  12. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    I agree with sweetgoats....her bag has more filling to do.... :wink:
     
  13. kelebek

    kelebek New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    South Texas
    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    Anything??? :shrug:
     
  14. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148

    how are things?
     
  15. BeeLady

    BeeLady New Member

    Re: Patience growing thin at day 148 - Ta Daaaaa!

    Spice kidded Saturday night at 8 pm. Two healthy, active does. Ginger looks like she'll deliver today. These babies are cute. Rainbow is named because my sister, who for the first time today held a goat, said "This goat has every color of the goat rainbow." I don't know if that's true, but Rainbow is the name. I think she has blue eyes. My sister volunteered that she did, confirming my thoughts.

    Anyways, if anyone can tell me what color they are or any "type," I'd appreciate it.
     
  16. AlaskaBoers

    AlaskaBoers New Member

    May 6, 2008
    Wasilla Alaska
    :love: wow! rainbow- thats funny!...congrats :party:
     
  17. RowdyKidz

    RowdyKidz Senior Member

    Apr 2, 2009
    NW Ohio
    Congrats!! I *believe* Rainbow is a light buckskin w/ white and the other 1 is gold and white. I think...
     
  18. liz

    liz Active Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Shelocta PA
    Rowdy kidz you are right on the colors! As far as the BE go, I can't tell.....does either sire or dam have BE?

    Congrats on twin :girl: :girl: ....awesome and just adorable!
     
  19. ProctorHillFarm

    ProctorHillFarm New Member

    Congrats on the girls! :leap:

    I dont think either have blue eyes- when they are born sometimes they are pale blue and greenish color but they usually change

    I love Rainbow- very pretty-
    You should name the other one Skittles :greengrin:
     
  20. BeeLady

    BeeLady New Member

    I don't know about the blue eyes in the sire - I wouldn't know for sure but either way they are very cute.

    I'm surprised about the buckskin because of all the black, and some white. I'm sure the coloring will change as well -- I thought it had more black than any color but that's why I asked because I don't know what the real "names" are for the colors I'm looking at.