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Milking out colostrum??

Discussion in 'Birthing, Weaning, and Raising Young Goats' started by newbiekat, Jan 5, 2017.

  1. Jan 6, 2017
    Latestarter

    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Golden Herd Member

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    Congrats on some beautiful kids! Healthy and no issues, a wonderful thing regardless of temperature outside :D
     
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    newbiekat

    newbiekat Loving the herd life

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    I have frozen colostrum every year, so I have some on reserve, but regardless, I did save what I milked out last night. I'm glad I went out last night, cuz she was getting hard on one side. I don't think it is mastitis, maybe just some congestion. I had a hot rag with some peppermint oil on it that I massaged her udder with last night, then again this morning. I can definitely tell the difference in her udder this morning, so I'm glad I did that. I will keep doing that for a few days.

    Otherwise everyone is offing well, all babies are doing great, moms are doing great. Thanks for your advice! I will keep you updated!
     
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    Hens and Roos Herd Master

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    Congrats, cute kids!!
     
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    samssimonsays

    samssimonsays Milo & Me Hoppy Tail Acres

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    Congrats and Adorable kids! Those spots! :love
     
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    nstone630 Loving the herd life

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    Congrats and beautiful kids!