Can you Tell

Discussion in 'Goats' started by Tadpole, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. Tadpole

    Tadpole Tadpole

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    Is there a way to tell if your goats are going to have babys?
     
  2. famer_manda

    famer_manda I Love CHICKENS!

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    They start to get fatter and within the last 4-6 weeks they develop their udders (get larger and larger)
     

  3. Spinner

    Spinner Well-Known Member

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    If you have a stethoscope you can listen for little heartbeats. It works.

    I had a goat a few years ago that surprised us with twins. She didn't look preggo at all so you can't always tell by looking.
     
  4. Tadpole

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    Her utter is getting bigger but, not like it should I don't believe. Anyway I guess i'll have to get a stethoscope to seeif I can hear anything. Thing is I'll has to order it next week. I do beleave her sides are getting larger every day. But, the man I bought her from said she had her little doling in Nov. I bought both of them and I would say it's early for her to be that way again. Altho I do have a buck that could have...at night, they say strange things happen at night :shrug: who knows I don't. Guess i'll just wait and see. I just thought it was early like I said since she had one in Nov late year.
     
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    What breed is she? I think some breeds are seasonal and other will breed any time of the year.
     
  6. Tadpole

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    She's Alpine. She had no bag at all when I got her. Now it's larger than when I got her. But.. not real big. I have had her since Feb. this year.