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Puffy vs. Long Vulva

Discussion in 'Breeds & Breeding - Goats' started by AdoptAPitBull, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Feb 6, 2012
    AdoptAPitBull

    AdoptAPitBull Ridin' The Range

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    I've never had a bred yearling before, and I suspect that "Large Marge" is pregnant. I'm finding it hard to tell, though. She's always been a big girl, and we've nicknamed her "Blumpkin" because we think she looks like a mix of a blimp and a pumpkin. Anyway, before she was bred she had the typical puffy vulva. Looked the same as it did when she was born, just larger. Now it appears to be changing into the long teardrop vulva that the older does have. Is this indicative of pregnancy or just aging? She'll be 1 on March 8. She was bred in Nov, which will make her over a year when she freshens.

    Also, she did not come back into heat at all in Dec or January. I'm hoping this is because she is bred, and not because she was just done cycling for the year.

    Opinions?
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    20kidsonhill

    20kidsonhill True BYH Addict

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    At a year old, and never given birth before, her vulva wouldn't be showing any signs of aging, So could be she is pregnant.
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    Queen Mum

    Queen Mum N.E.R.D.

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    Post pics side, top, udder area and vulva. That will help us give you a better idea of whether she might be pregnant. Besides, we love goat pics, even if they are pictures of bottoms and udders.

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