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ParaIndy 02-09-2013 07:43 PM

Ruth's Kidding Thread.
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Introducing Ruth, a Mini/Oberhasli doe. She is bred to a buck of the same breed. This is her second year of being a mama. Last year she had triplets, a boy and two girls! She is due on the 24th of this month and she definitely is acting like she is close. I am so excited to see what she gives us this year! Attached is a few recent pictures of her and a picture of the daddy to the soon to be baby/babies.

Merlot 02-10-2013 04:14 AM

Love the second to last photo - 'Does my butt look big in this?' LOL
She's beautiful :-) can't wait to see baby...

FGRanch 02-10-2013 12:40 PM

Can you tell when they are about to give birth like you can a horse? I love baby goats, pretty excited to see the pictures. We bottle fed a few one year and what a treat that was!

ParaIndy 02-10-2013 10:27 PM

About the same, FGRanch. Loose, relaxed, and more sloped around the tail head and belly is dropped and more relaxed.

ParaIndy 02-15-2013 01:47 PM

She is the same today, more pictures soon!

Silver Chrome 02-15-2013 01:50 PM

I used to have pygmy goats. They are so cute and playful. Your girl and guy are beautiful.

ParaIndy 02-15-2013 03:13 PM

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Thanks, SilverChrome. I love pygmy goats also, we have one as the companion for our buck.

Here are the pictures that I promised, she is so big that I think she is going to have triplets again!

texasgal 02-15-2013 03:27 PM


ParaIndy 02-20-2013 09:08 PM

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Here are some pictures from yesterday. She is definitely getting VERY close. I think she is probably going to give birth about on time, her due date is this Sunday. Take a close look at the slope of her croup when viewed from the side and the upright/curved/rigid position of her tail. Then compare to the first few pics I posted, and then the picture I will post in a second of her in labor last year. Her milk bag is also getting full! Sorry, the pictures were taken with my phone so they aren't the best quality.

ParaIndy 02-20-2013 09:11 PM

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Here is the picture of her in labor from last year and then the product of her labor.:-)

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