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Ready or Not....... Shouldvknwnbetter- Done with fair

Discussion in 'Birthing, Weaning, and Raising Young Goats' started by Hens and Roos, Nov 25, 2014.

  1. Apr 20, 2017
    Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Herd Master

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    had to pick up a new scale as our old one gave out- so we have to go through and weigh all the kids to see how everyone is doing.

    collected enough milk from Rio to make a batch of Chevre cheese- was ready to sample when I got home from work this afternoon- it turned out very yummy!
     
  2. Apr 20, 2017
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    Southern by choice Herd Master

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    Our kids get everything right now :(
     
  3. Apr 21, 2017
    Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Herd Master

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    All our kids are doing pretty well nursing from their dams- the littlest kids of Coco's wont take a bottle from us anymore but their tummies are full when we check...I'll know better how they are doing once I can weigh them.
     
  4. Apr 21, 2017
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    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Moderator

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    I tried to get some milk out of Bang yesterday afternoon and got nothing... But the two kids are bouncing around and both nursed right after I tried so they must be getting all of it.
     
  5. Apr 21, 2017
    Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Herd Master

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    she probably is holding out on you given that you are new to her :idunno
     
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  6. Apr 21, 2017
    Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Herd Master

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    picked up a new scale and had a human kid that could help me so we weighed all the kids tonight.

    Obie's kids (3/27/2017)
    Angus- 11 lbs
    Brownie- 11 lbs 4 oz
    Clementine- 9 lbs 13 oz

    Rio's kid (4/2/2017)
    Munchkin- 16 lbs

    Coco's kids (4/7/2017)
    Mischief- 7 lbs 4 oz
    Mayham(doe)- 6 lbs 14 oz
    Murphy- 6 lbs 3 oz
    Micro- 5 lbs 5 oz
    Scrappy- 4 lbs 13 oz

    Melanie's kids (4/17/2017)
    Timon- 8 lbs
    Pumba- 7 lbs 8 oz
     
  7. Apr 22, 2017
    Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Herd Master

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    Had a few extra minutes to get a few new kid pictures :D

    1st Brownie, Angus and Clementine
    Angus-Brownie-Clementine(2)-4-22-2017.jpg

    2nd Mayhem (Coco's only doeling)
    Mayham(2)-4-22-2017.jpg

    3rd Mischief
    Mischief(2)-4-21-2017.jpg

    4th Micro, Scrappy, Mischief
    Micro-Scrappy-Mischief(2)-4-21-2017.jpg
     
  8. Apr 22, 2017
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    congrats on all the new babies. isn't it so much fun to watch them jump and play.
     
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  9. Apr 22, 2017
    Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Herd Master

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    they are so funny to watch! Munchkin(mini-mancha) just loves to hang around us and will climb right up into our lap when we sit down in the pasture.
     
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    Hens and Roos

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    haven't had much time to post- life has been extra crazy here to say the least. Goats have all been doing pretty well and kids are growing. Have to get weights again when I get a spare minute :\ Coco decided about 2 weeks ago not to let all her kids nurse so we have 3 sometimes 4 bottle babies to feed....DD and I told her she shouldn't have had so many!!!!

    Just stopped in quick to ask if any of the sheep people have any good recipes to make cheese( in particular cream cheese) using sheep milk. A friend of ours started raising sheep and she wants to use about 5 gallons of milk up. @norseofcourse @Sheepshape and anyone else with sheep :D =D