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View attachment 200429 View attachment 200427 Shamrock is due today (was possibly due yesterday), and I can tell she wants them out. She has to try to adjust the babies and pee leaning to the side. Pictures are from yesterday. I feel body parts moving around in there. Sometimes you can see them kick. There isn't much change today so far. No goop yet. Udder is tight, but I bet it could grow more. Her sister, orange and white, I am concerned is NOT pregnant. She is about 10-12 days from kidding. Her vulva looks like it did months ago. No udder. She doesn't seem to have any interest in bucks, and I haven't noticed a definite heat cycle. She was really wooly this winter and has about an inch and a half of floof around her body making her look bigger. Any guesses on if she seems pregnant? If she doesn't have babies, I think we could handle adding a Nubian doeling or two to the farm this spring/summer which I am really looking forward to. No complaints if she doesn't pop out anything. Shamrock though! Super pregnant! We had 13 turkeys hatch over the past 24 hours, so I don't mind if she waits a few days to add her own kids in the mix.
 

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She’s acting funny today. Louder, tried to crawl under her sleeping shelf in the pen, got on the sleeping shelf and martial arts flipped on her side in mid air to lay down instead of laying down like a normal goat. I still think she has a few days left (up to 5 days I’d guess). I’m still not completely convinced Treasure isn’t pregnant because she does pregnancy stretches and it seems like something moves. I’m hoping I was off with the date I thought she was in heat. She was in with the buck for a month. Whenever Shamrock kids, I’ll add 2 weeks to it and if Treasure doesn’t have a baby around then I will know it didn’t take.
 

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She may be moving the kids in another position, some does do weird moves to do it, as it is not comfortable if a kid is pushing on the ribs or organs.
That's what I think she's doing. Even though she doesn't look pregnant or have any backend changes yet, I don't remember her ever stretching this way before we put her in with the buck Cowboy.
 

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Is this Treasures first pregnancy? If it is, they can hide is for a long time.
It is. I thought she was due about 9 days from now, possibly up to 11 days from now. No udder development. No vulva changes. I don't think she's had any signs of heat other than the occasional tail wagging in her pen but has no interest in the bucks. We'll see by the end of the month, I guess.
 

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Vulva is looking a bit different today and she seems hyper. Tomorrow maybe? I’m going to take her and her sister for a little walk and let them lay around on the driveway if they want to bask in the sunshine today. I read an article that described goats with multiples as “boats” that snore. LOL. I don’t know if she appreciates being called that!
 

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