when counting 150 days

Discussion in 'Kidding Koral' started by StaceyRosado, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    Do you start the 150 day count on the day they were bred or the day after?

    I usually count the day they were bred but this program I am using from fiasco farms counts the day after the breeding as day one.

    Just curious how you all start the 150 day count
  2. sweetgoats

    sweetgoats Moderator

    Oct 18, 2007
    Peyton CO.
    I count the day after. They are a day bred after 24 hours.
    That is just how I have always done it.
    It is just like when we are pregnant. We are not 9 months until we are done with the ninth month.

  3. getchagoat (Julie)

    getchagoat (Julie) Guest

    Oct 5, 2007
    The day after is one day since breeding, so that starts #1.
  4. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    ok thanks. I just wasn't quite sure.

    So I guess I need to recalculate the day my does did actually kid this past year, oh well it was just a day off, who cares right?
  5. goathappy

    goathappy New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    I always count the day they are bred, I'm not really sure if one day makes a difference.
  6. Sweet Gum Minis

    Sweet Gum Minis New Member

    Oct 6, 2007
    Easley, SC
    I just use Fiasco Farm's calculator. lol
  7. sparks879

    sparks879 New Member

    I start the day after they are bred. Just because they are bred that day does not mean they conceive that day. It can take up to fourty eight hours for the sperm to fertilize the egg. So in theory you can have a doe bred on the eighth of january and she doesn't actually settle until the tenth.
  8. liz

    liz Well-Known Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Shelocta PA
    So do I Ashley! Makes things alot easier and you know they can go 5 days before or after the 150. It's been pretty accurate for me! lol.
  9. eliya

    eliya New Member

    I just put the date they were bred into my health records excel spread sheet and I have it so that the "due date" shows up as 'bred date + 150 days'. That way I don't even have to think about it. Or do any math! That is the nice thing about computers :D