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I have a doe that is due on the 12th (approximately) and this morning she had a long string of mucous so I was sure she was going to go into labor today, but after a few hours the mucous stopped and she is acting fine. She is pretty bagged up. I can see a kid moveing but she doesn't seem to be progressing any. SHe is up walking around and eating. Any advice or reassurance from those in the know would be appreciated. Thanks, D
 

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Most times, at least with my girls, once that long string of "snot" appeared they started into labor within 12 hours. Unless your doe is showing signs of distress I wouldn't worry too much, but if it were me, I would be sure to have her in a safe place where she could deliver without being "bothered" by others or even have to deal with the weather. Sounds like you'll have some kids coming...maybe even by morning.
 

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sounds like she just lost her mucus plug - pretty normal. This can happen as far off as a month before kidding or just hours before. Depends on the doe.

I would still go with the due date you have for her but just keep a little eye on her just in case she progresses quickly.
 

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Well she had some white mucous about a week ago, but this morning it looked like egg white goo and it was a good amount. I will keep a close eye on her, I just thought for sure... oh well, you know that code of honour and all. Thanks, D
 
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