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Goat Whisperer's & SBC's kidding thread: Eclipse kids!

Discussion in 'Birthing, Weaning, and Raising Young Goats' started by Goat Whisperer, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. Jan 8, 2017
    Fullhousefarm

    Fullhousefarm Loving the herd life

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    I'm just down here in Florida freezing at 36'.
     
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    NH homesteader

    NH homesteader Herd Master

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    Yes but no, not fun.

    Lol we skyped with my grandfather in Florida today and he and his wife were freeeezing! I invited him to come up!
     
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    Southern by choice

    Southern by choice Herd Master

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    Looks like it won't be too bad after all. We should hover around 9 degrees tonight but will not break above the freezing point tomorrow. High of 28.
    That is very dang cold!
    Later in the week we will hit 60's average in the 50's day freezing at night.

    I cannot imagine what Floridians are doing! You guys must be miserable!
     
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    BlessedWithGoats

    BlessedWithGoats True BYH Addict

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    I'm not sure... I just put it dry in their grain. :D =D
    I especially want my does to have it, so they'll fill out a bit more.
    How do you feed it?
     
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    babsbag

    babsbag Herd Master

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    It's wet here but warm, hence the name of this type of storm...pineapple express...straight from Hawaii. It was 31° yesterday for a high and 58°today. One reason that there is so much flooding is that we had a really cold storm just last week so a lot of snow in the mountains and now with the warm rain the snow is melting. It is supposed to melt in April, not January. Add melting snow to a lot of rain and you get floods.
     
  6. Jan 10, 2017
    nstone630

    nstone630 Loving the herd life

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    Everyone make it through the 0 degree night here in NC???
    My goats were cold, but fine. And...no show baby.
     
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    Southern by choice

    Southern by choice Herd Master

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    Everyone good here. We brought the rabbits and a few chickens in.
    Dogs are LOVING it!
    Goats... pouting.
     
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    Goat Whisperer

    Goat Whisperer Herd Master

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    Yep- all good here and I'm looking forward to the warmer weather :weee

    It's gonna stay above freezing tonight too :celebrate

    Happy to see that white stuff disappeare… not so happy about the mud though o_O

    That snow sure does keep my Mucks clean though!
     
  9. Jan 11, 2017
    nstone630

    nstone630 Loving the herd life

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    Yea, our normal outside dog was spoiled here. Everything else made it outside. If I told DH i was bringing a chicken in he'd probably pack his things :lol: Not really, he has dealt with me having chicks in the house when we used to incubate. Or when I happen to go to tractor supply in early spring and they force me to take at least 6 chicks home with me. Mind you, I said force! :lol:

    Our yard is going to be quite the muddy mess here, but hopefully this weekend it will dry out with the warmer temps. I was glad to see that we had no issue with water running through the stall for our doe. nice and dry up in there for her. They did not appreciate the snow or below freezing temps. I hated seeing them shivering. But, bringing a goat inside would have been even more interesting then telling DH about a chicken. :lol:
     
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    Southern by choice

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    Jane was bred to Tai this morning! So very excited about lamancha babies! :celebrate
    Really looking forward to this! She will be due June 11th!
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