Reality kidded!

Discussion in 'Birth Announcements' started by creekbottomgoats, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. creekbottomgoats

    creekbottomgoats Member

    78
    Dec 2, 2009
    Mississippi
    I wanted to share my new babies!! Reality kidded last night and everything went smoothly. :kidblue: :kidblue:

    http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/MR ... directlink

    I know this is suppose to be Reality's moment, but I have a friend that has pygmy's and she has had the worst luck with kidding. Pygmy owners, how do you do during kidding's? My friend has lost one doe during delivery and another was rushed to vet and lost both kids, but she is still alive 3 days out. We are giving antibotics and hoping for the best.

    Any suggestions are welcome. :grouphug:

    Connie
     
  2. crocee

    crocee New Member

    Jul 25, 2008
    Northeast Arkansas
    Great looking babies there.

    I don't have pygmies but I have heard they can have trouble kidding even when everything is right.
     

  3. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    They are adorable....congrats... :love: :thumbup:
     
  4. RowdyKidz

    RowdyKidz Senior Member

    Apr 2, 2009
    NW Ohio
    I raise Pygmies and have only ever had 1 delivery problem. You can't give them too much grain, we give our's hardly any during all 5 months. Certain really wide bucks or does that throw kids that are too wide cause LOTS of problems. I have seen damage first hand, but not here. I know better.

    Congrats on the kids! They are cute!
     
  5. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    NJ
    congrats on the boys :cool:


    as to teh pygmy kidding issues -- Tara has a very good point. This has some good information on feeding during pregnancy http://kinne.net/drostudy.htm
     
  6. creekbottomgoats

    creekbottomgoats Member

    78
    Dec 2, 2009
    Mississippi
    Thanks Stacey! I passed the information along to my friend.

    Pygmies are just adorable and didn't know anything about them. My friend took over a herd and all the does were breed. She had pygmies before (not registered) and never had any trouble. Her new goats were smaller (registered) and I we were not sure on their care before she acquired them.

    All lot of factors could have contributed to the difficulties. :ponder:

    Thanks,
    Connie
     
  7. Sweet Gum Minis

    Sweet Gum Minis New Member

    Oct 6, 2007
    Easley, SC
    Awwwwww they're adorable!
     
  8. RedStickLA

    RedStickLA New Member

    63
    Jan 6, 2009
    South Louisiana
    :clap:
    Beautiful babies Connie!

    Mitzi
     
  9. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California