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Sweetened's 2017 Kidding thread

Discussion in 'Breeds & Breeding - Goats' started by Sweetened, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. Aug 31, 2016
    Sweetened

    Sweetened True BYH Addict

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    10/04 - Lavender bred to Painter Pg 2
    09/01 - Breeding plans changed for Pearl. Pg 1
    01/11 - Major update Pg 2
    01/15 - Breeding Change for Dot Pg 4
    01/22 - Belly pictures Pg 4

    Here we go again!

    Winter 2017 pairings have been determined and exposing starts TOMORROW! (Joy.. ) looking forward to February/March already!

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    I hope to keep this thread better organized! I will try to remember to make notes in this original for pages with pertinent info. We get to talking (which I love!), and then I try to look back and find info someone said or birth weights i wrote here but forgot in my book and what a mess haha!!

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  2. Aug 31, 2016
    Green Acres Farm

    Green Acres Farm Loving the herd life

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    :fl and what a cutie you have there!!
     
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    babsbag

    babsbag Herd Master

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    The goats are pretty and that buck is gorgeous...but that little girl :love
     
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  5. Aug 31, 2016
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    Beautiful pictures! I will be here waiting for bby goaties :pop
     
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  6. Sep 1, 2016
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  7. Sep 1, 2016
    Sweetened

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    After much debate, I have adjusted Pearls partner. Ultimately, I dont know Simon's milking lineage. At least i know Oakleys dam, and he is sired by Pholia Farm UB Pendelton.Pearl FF with a gorgeous udder, but poor capacity; I was told not to hold that against her, especially knowing her Dam's high production levels. So, if her production isnt where I want it, at least if she has a doeling, I can retain her and check for improvements from Oakleys side.
     
  8. Sep 7, 2016
    Latestarter

    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Moderator

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    Wow, I don't know how I missed this thread. You have great looking goats but a simply beautiful daughter! She looks like a real sweetie. Of course that being said, all we see is a snap shot and she may be altogether different otherwise (I had/have one of those). :hide Paint the Clouds is one handsome stud!
     
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  9. Sep 24, 2016
    Sweetened

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    So... should I be worried? Not a single doe has cycled since I started exposing September 1st. Am I even able to hand breed Nigerians?
     
  10. Sep 24, 2016
    babsbag

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    You should be able to hand breed them with no problem. No chance they were with a buck of their own choosing earlier? Are they with the buck or just near them? I like to keep them separate and then wait for them to starting pining near the buck fence line; it seems if I put them in the pen with the buck I miss the heats entirely.
     
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