My first goat labor!

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I’m on a roll! A third doe in 16 hours just kidded! (Please don’t let the other two go tonight, too). This third doe was a tough girl: first baby was breech. Between her strong pushes and me massaging/maneuvering, we got her out! Brother followed shortly after, presenting face first with legs back. i think after his breech sister, mama was unimpressed with him...she pushed him right out when I had only gotten one leg up! Both babies are vigorous and stood and latched quickly. Mama has been taking very good care of them. What a day! I’ll have pics tomorrow. I’m going to bed!:fl
 

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I’m on a roll! A third doe in 16 hours just kidded! (Please don’t let the other two go tonight, too). This third doe was a tough girl: first baby was breech. Between her strong pushes and me massaging/maneuvering, we got her out! Brother followed shortly after, presenting face first with legs back. i think after his breech sister, mama was unimpressed with him...she pushed him right out when I had only gotten one leg up! Both babies are vigorous and stood and latched quickly. Mama has been taking very good care of them. What a day! I’ll have pics tomorrow. I’m going to bed!:fl
You certainly deserve a good night's rest :hugs:love...congratulations on a job well done!
 

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I’m on a roll! A third doe in 16 hours just kidded! (Please don’t let the other two go tonight, too). This third doe was a tough girl: first baby was breech. Between her strong pushes and me massaging/maneuvering, we got her out! Brother followed shortly after, presenting face first with legs back. i think after his breech sister, mama was unimpressed with him...she pushed him right out when I had only gotten one leg up! Both babies are vigorous and stood and latched quickly. Mama has been taking very good care of them. What a day! I’ll have pics tomorrow. I’m going to bed!:fl
Oh my gosh touchdown!! What a grand slam! Three in a day!! Great job! You seem to have sailed through it with ease.....after all your rest...maybe we can just talk, so you can tell me what it was really like, the breach, the one leg, everything!! Congratulations :weee :woot:thumbsup
 

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I. Am. Exhausted! A FOURTH DOE went in to labor and kidded at 330 this morning - that’s 4 does, SIX BABIES, in just under 24 hours!:ep MJ blessed me with an easy delivery of twins. Almost too easy, as she had the head out before she made a sound on my camera system. I raced out to the barn and barely caught the little doeling. As I was rubbing her down, mama dropped the second one, a little buckling! Everyone is doing great. My husband is amazing and helped throw together a makeshift nursery for her with some privacy and some heat (we had three, but not four kidding areas!).
Three bucklings, three doelings, four healthy mamas (though one has small prolapse that keeps popping out), one excited but exhausted Coolbreeze89!
 

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I. Am. Exhausted! A FOURTH DOE went in to labor and kidded at 330 this morning - that’s 4 does, SIX BABIES, in just under 24 hours!:ep MJ blessed me with an easy delivery of twins. Almost too easy, as she had the head out before she made a sound on my camera system. I raced out to the barn and barely caught the little doeling. As I was rubbing her down, mama dropped the second one, a little buckling! Everyone is doing great. My husband is amazing and helped throw together a makeshift nursery for her with some privacy and some heat (we had three, but not four kidding areas!).
Three bucklings, three doelings, four healthy mamas (though one has small prolapse that keeps popping out), one excited but exhausted Coolbreeze89!
oh my gosh...you need some rest! Hope we don’t see you on here too early tomorrow!!:). This is amazing, and I’m sooo proud of you!! Knew you could do it!!
 

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Shhhh...... she’s still asleep.
I wish! Had a false alarm at 330 this morning with my last imminent pregnant doe (ironically, she is the one I thought would go first!)... I know I’m a Texan so a wimp about cold, but I keep checking everyone with these frigid temps! (35! :oops:). I have heat lamps available to each mom/baby set, but of course they don’t seem to be using them, and of course everyone seems happy. (And yes, I am VERY careful with the heat lamps! Triple-secured to not fall onto bedding, safety covers in place, etc). I do feel better after 4 hours of uninterrupted sleep, though! Today is my day to catch up on all the little things I’ve let go as I took care of the babies/mamas. Yesterday afternoon my sweet DH helped me set up more individual “suites” for all the mamas - did NOT have enough areas set up for 4 to go almost simultaneously!
 

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Fifth doe kidded! Vera and Henry are doing well. Vera was born fast, but Henry presenter with his legs back. I was only able to get one pulled up (the other was way behind and he felt a little rotated?). With a little pulling from me, mama. Was able to push him out. Everyone is doing well now. He’s walking around well.
Whew! Thanks all for the support and encouragement! I don’t have anyone due for a while now - I’m just going to rest and enjoy all my babies!
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