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Critter Mama
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Finally our last doe popped this morning. From her size we figured at least twins. Nope. Just one. Buckling. Huge. He weighed in at 11 pounds !!!!
Hes a purebred so if any of you would like a beautiful herd buck in about 4 months let me know:)



Just a few minutes old.
Daddy and uncle celebrating :cool:
 

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OK, that's scary. 11 pounds! Whew!
 

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Well, I LOVE the "daddy and uncle clebrating" pic! That was a hoot! Did they hand out cigars?

Seriously, 8-10 pounds is pretty normal for Boer-sired kids, and if you get a full-grown, springy Boer doe, she can pack TWO that size in her. Glad yours went well.
 

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That's a big, honkin', good-lookin' bundle of joy you have there. I'm sure mama is glad THAT's over. Congrats!

NeHi
 

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Eek, 11 lbs. I had an alpine kid that had to be pulled this year at 10 lbs. That's my 'monster'. He's gone off to be a cart goat. :)
 

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Yep, that's why the bigger-framed dairy goats are best for Boer crosses, or at least one should try to get a Boer buck that, when full grown, will be roughly the same size or moderately bigger than the does. Some smaller-framed dairy goats can have troubles with kids that big.
 

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Is that one of my grand-babies? If so, then evidently my buck didn't breed mama and she settled with one of yours shortly after you brought her home...please remember then, that you are due a free breeding if y'all want to schlep a goat down here...congrats :baby04:
 
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