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Ready or Not....... Shouldvknwnbetter- Kid pictures

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

  1. Nov 25, 2014
    Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Herd Master

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    so we have been kicking around the idea of adding a couple of goats to our mix of critters we currently raise. Since winter came faster than we were hoping for, we decided to hold off, research more over winter and look at this idea come spring. Great plan right ;) Well that all changed this afternoon......in about 2 hours we will be adding.......

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    this cutie, she is a Nigerian dwarf about 1 month old. I'm guessing that our adventure is just starting!
     
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    madcow

    madcow Loving the herd life

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    Just adorable! Goats are like potato chips, you can't have just 1! At a month old she must be bottle fed. You've got a lot of feeding ahead of you to do. Congratulations on your new addition!
     
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    OneFineAcre

    OneFineAcre Herd Master

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    Very nice
    :thumbsup
    She will need a friend so you better start looking
     
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    Hens and Roos

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    yep, so at 5 weeks how much milk per feeding and how many feedings per day- just got home with her and getting her settled in.
     
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    cindyg

    cindyg Loving the herd life

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    Didn't she come with instructions? Very cute goat, but for sure she needs a friend.
     
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    Baymule

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    She is sooooo CUTE!!!! :love
     
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    Southern by choice

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    Well you can keep her in the house til she gets a buddy. You will just need to be the "other goat" ;)

    What will you name her? She is precious! :thumbsup
     
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    goatgurl

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    she is so cute!!! congratulations and i echo what everyone else says. she is gonna need a little girl friend
     
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    Hens and Roos

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    Yep she came with instructions just like my kids did, but my youngest is 9 years old now ;)

    she is hanging out with the rabbits- in her own area, seems to be settling in nicely. Hoping the rabbits teach her to eat hay. That's what I have 3 kids for :D and Thanksgiving break starts at 11:30 am tomorrow :woot

    DD wants to name her Melanie...will see how it fits :idunno, it took DS(9) 3 names before finally choosing his rabbit's name- Jack Frost(our avatar picture).

    okay so we have an Aussie that we need to introduce to her....suggestions welcome
     
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    goatgurl

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    first I'm guessing the aussie is friendly but a litte hyper so have the aussie on a leash, and just let them sniff. baby goatie won't know to be afraid so she will be fine. aussie may be excited but should be ok too.
     
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