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Jumping the Moon Dairy - the next chapter

Discussion in 'Everything Else Goats' started by babsbag, Apr 21, 2015.

  1. Feb 3, 2019
    Baymule

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    I know you did your very best. It is so disheartening to lose babies, much less mamma too. You tried. Darn it, you gave it your all.
     
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    frustratedearthmother

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    Really sorry for the bad start...
     
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    babsbag

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    I think that I made up for 10 years with no problems. I have kidded out hundreds of kids and have had to help a few that were breach or hiding a leg. I have heard about the headless goats but have never had one, it wasn't fun. And the doe wasn't pushing any more either so those kids weren't moving unless I pulled.

    For two days I had her on CMPK, propylene glycol, and slurry of oatmeal, peanut butter, probiotics and molasses. She wasn't eating and she wasn't getting up. After delivery I gave her more CMPK, calcium gluconate, Thiamine, and Banamine. It just wasn't enough.
     
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    Baymule

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    BlessedWithGoats

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    Hens and Roos

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    sorry to read about your loss and rough start to your kidding season :hugs
     
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    farmerjan

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    Sorry you had to go through that. Maybe it is better to get the worst out of the way and things will go better. As you said, sometimes you get a rough time after having years of pretty smooth going.
     
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    Bruce

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    That is a really rough one Babs. I think you likely did well to save the one. Hopefully all remaining kiddings will go smoothly.
     
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    Latestarter

    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Golden Herd Member

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    So sorry for those losses Babs... what a devastating way to start kidding season in earnest. Hope the rest all go like a breeze for you. :fl
     
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    ragdollcatlady

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    :hugs So sorry about the losses :hugs

    :fl here's to hoping for better kiddings ahead :fl
     
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