My first goat labor!

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Oh my gosh what a Blessing you have!!! All your does kidded, and with no troubles! All the kids doing great!! You are sooo Blessed! You should just enjoy every minute of this while you can, because, as a mom, you know how fast it all goes by...and it’s gone. Enjoy those precious kiddos!! I love all those names you chose! Now I want to steal Them...:). I had a dream about my does kidding last night, going well...let’s hope it goes like yours...congratulations :weee :love:thumbsup:p:cool:
 

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WOW!!! What an awesome, blessed memory to have! So many kidding, in such rapid succession! I'm very glad for you, that not only did all go beautifully - I'm SO IMPRESSED with YOU!! - but, that they went in succession, rather than multiples, at the same time, especially with as much as you did have to 'lend a hand'! :celebrate:clap:celebrate:clap:celebrate
 

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Little Otis was born at 4am! He had both hooves backward, so progress stopped once his face was out. I had to go in to slip out each hoof, then he came out smoothly. Nerve-wracking first delivery, but mom and baby look great! I “bounced” but I didn’t feel anything more, so I think she’s done. Waiting on afterbirth. She’s already got him cleaned up (though she’s STILL cleaning!)
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That is soooo cute. I hope it will grow strong, Is that a girl or a boy? I hope its a girl... so you can have some more goats... hehehehe... good luck.. :D:D:D
 

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They are so adorable. I hope that when my girls kid the first time that I do as good a job as you did. What did you make for birthing suites? The little parts I saw looked like dog crate sides.
 

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They are so adorable. I hope that when my girls kid the first time that I do as good a job as you did. What did you make for birthing suites? The little parts I saw looked like dog crate sides.
i use Retriever dog kennel panels from Tractor Supply. I buy the kennels when I get their % off anything promotions (or on Craigslist) - they end up being cheaper than the 10ft interlocking farm panels, and they’re small enough for me to maneuver on my own. I love em!
 

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Anyway that you can post a picture. We have a variety of dog crates.
i use Retriever dog kennel panels from Tractor Supply. I buy the kennels when I get their % off anything promotions (or on Craigslist) - they end up being cheaper than the 10ft interlocking farm panels, and they’re small enough for me to maneuver on my own. I love em!
 

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I believe my first goat is in labor! She has the proverbial string of amber mucus hanging from her backside! Woohoo! Her sides feel softer to me as well. I don’t feel ligaments and can squeeze around the base of her tail. Of course I see her lying on the ground, legs outstretched at midnight as rain moves in. I moved her into the kidding pen. She squatted a few times like she was going to pee, but otherwise has been lying down (she did nibble a bit on some alfalfa). She is squirming, but no obvious contractions yet. Panting.
Million dollar question is do I go inside and watch on the remote camera and risk missing it, or do I risk sitting here for hours and nothing happening! 🤪

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Congratulations! On your baby Hazel and getting featured on our homepage! :)
 

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