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Goat Whisperer's & SBC's kidding thread: Ruby kidded!

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

  1. May 18, 2017
    Latestarter

    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Moderator

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    Looks like you two are a perfect fit together... you can each handle the chore that you prefer to do and avoid the one you don't :thumbsup;)
     
  2. May 19, 2017
    Southern by choice

    Southern by choice Herd Master

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    We are in the countdown!
    Ruby is due anywhere from 8-18 days!
    The drop has started... she is big and round underneath.
    Her udder is coming in nicely!
    So excited... these will be our first Standard Nubian babies! :weee:weee:weee

    Wingin' it Farms Home of Wings & Caprines Ruby due in 8-18 days (1).JPG

    Wingin' it Farms Home of Wings & Caprines Ruby due in 8-18 days (2).JPG

    Here are some cute pics of the goaties!

    Sweet Pea
    Wingin' it Farms Home of Wings & Caprines Dairy Goats (2).JPG

    Raina
    Wingin' it Farms Home of Wings & Caprines Dairy Goats (3).JPG

    The lil fatties :lol:
    Wingin' it Farms Home of Wings & Caprines Dairy Goats (5).JPG

    Saffy is such a baby still (mini nubian) she is always playful! This pic makes Katie (Right) look fat but she isn't LOL Tiffany is in the back looking at us. Pregnant Jane is eating!
    Wingin' it Farms Home of Wings & Caprines Dairy Goats (6).JPG

    One of the Tubbies
    Wingin' it Farms Home of Wings & Caprines Dairy Goats (7).JPG

    Jane (grey, tan, white Lamancha) is getting big! We are hoping for twins!
    Wingin' it Farms Home of Wings & Caprines Dairy Goats (8).JPG

    Raina! She is turning out quite lovely. 1 year old... not bred for kidding this year Loving her length.
    Wingin' it Farms Home of Wings & Caprines Dairy Goats (9).JPG
     
  3. May 19, 2017
    Hens and Roos

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    very nice looking group!!
     
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  4. May 19, 2017
    CntryBoy777

    CntryBoy777 True BYH Addict

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    They look really Good! Hope the kidding goes well, and now I don't feel so bad....here is a pic of Comet, I noticed the other day just how wide he is getting.... IMAG2323.jpg
     
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    Mike CHS

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    I think Raina was smiling for the camera. :)
     
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  6. May 19, 2017
    luvmypets

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    Eek been waiting for ruby! I absolutely adored her doelings last year, it will be exciting what she gives you this time around! :love
     
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  7. May 19, 2017
    HomeOnTheRange

    HomeOnTheRange Mowing the Green, Green Grass of Home Golden Herd Member

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    Wow, what a great set of goats! :thumbsup
    I see the Muck boots are back. I was a little concerned. First there were "the shoes", then flip flops and shorts. I had anxiety attacks every time I opened your thread. What was next, a dress and heals? o_O But the boots are back and all is right with the world once again.
     
  8. May 19, 2017
    Hens and Roos

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    :yuckyuck you forgot the formal ball gown :lol:
     
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    Goat Whisperer

    Goat Whisperer Herd Master

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    LOL those flip flops were NOT mine!
    Those were SBC's daughter's!
    I haven't worn flip flops in over 7 years now…

    I never understood why someone would wear flip flops on a farm :idunno

    People ask me how I live in NC and don't wear shorts :lol: I am a jeans girl through and through.

    Thanks for the compliments on the goats. :)
     
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  10. May 19, 2017
    babsbag

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    When I first moved to our 5 acres I wore flip flops or garden clogs all summer long, even when doing chores with the goats. But I only owned three goats and was pretty good at dodging their feet. As time progressed so did the number of goats and I got stepped on one too many times and the flip flops got retired except for working on the pool or in the garden. Then I saw pictures of a foot after a rattlesnake bite and now the flip flops are only for pool work or town trips...occasionally to the garden to pick produce but with one eye on the ground at all times. I do however wear shorts and tank tops around the farm and I don't care what I look like. It's HOT.