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How much longer do you all think she has, I think her babies have finally dropped!
 

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It could be hours, if they are working their way into the birthing canal.

It really all depends on what stage she is in.
Does she have a discharge of any kind?

Is her udder tight and huge?

Is she nesting?

More verbal?

Wanting to be alone?

Standing a lot, pushing her head to the wall?

Not eating much?
 

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Her sides were really sunk in, but after she ate they get a little more full. Shes a ff and her udder is full but not tight and shiny. Shes more vocal especially when I leave, she has hay, and shes eaten breakfast so i dont know why shes bleating more. No discharge, her tail is a bit crooked, and she turns her head sideways. she likes to be separated from the herd a few times daily. not sure if shes nesting. as far as eating she prefers sweet feed over the normal pelleted feed.
 

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Hang in there!

I’ve been watching 3 FFs on my GoatTV... (I’m a FK ‘first kidder’) and I keep thinking it’s going to be soon and then no kids.

Have to resolve myself to the fact that I guess they’ll get here when they are darned good and ready!
 

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Looking good! Just keep watching that udder and ligs. Waiting for the udder to get tight and the ligs to go(you will know when they are gone. It feels like absolute mush) In your other thread you said she started her udder January 31st. So there is a very, very high chance she will kid within the next week.
 

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Did a night check on her tonight, shes really grinding her teeth. She keeps grunting while laying down and flicking her tail. Ligaments are oh so soft.
What color were the drippies? The teeth grinding would concern me a tad. Happy kidding!
 

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Yeah she seems uncomfortable, I think thats why shes doing it. The drippies were amber colored, but it wasn't alot.
 

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Thank you! I just got back in from checking on her again. She pawed at the ground a few times, and found a place to lay. She keeps grinding teeth and yawning out of discomfort. I'm not sure if I will be waking up to baby goats or not. Its 12:18 AM here now, so I am off to bed.
 

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She sounds close. Hopefully you will have some cute little kids soon!
I can almost wrap my fingers all the way around her tail head. Her babies are still active. her bags getting bigger. Her ligaments are so soft and squishy.
 

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