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My mini Nubian had triplets last night. I just sold two goats so she had to push me back in numbers again. It keeps happening, I sell two and get two plus. Since she was the last one pregnant maybe now I can reduce my number a bit.
I had checked her earlier in the day and she had opened a bit but nothing going on goo-wise so I checked again later still nothing, come out an hour later and triplets! Two bucklings and a doeling and they are too cute. The one buckling must have been a bit squished and wants to splay his legs backward. I have been massaging them and he is improving but I think I will get some BoSe from the vet just to be safe.

The doeling:



I think this little guy is adorable the picture does not do him justice:



The one my daughter says has "evil" looking ears:

 

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Awww, what a great bunch of kids!
 

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These baby pictures are killing me! I want babies again :Bawling:
Your are so very cute and precious...I love all their ears
 

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OMG! The ears on that last one are CUTE. The kids are all CUTE. We don't start here 'til mid-Jan. Can't wait for my own CUTE babies. Congrats!

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Ahhh......and people wonder why we love goats. I get the oddest looks when I tell people I raise goats. There are lots of people with sheep and cows in the valley, very few goats, and I'm the only one with Angoras. I can't tell you how many times they have been mistaken for sheep.
 

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Are they 1st gen mini's? They are soooooooo cute. All three have blue eyes? Sweet!

I have two nubian doelings that will be bred to a nubian buck this year, but I have thought about breeding for some mini-nubians in the future...they are just so adorable. :)
 

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They are second generation Mini Nubians. No they do not have blue eyes. I would like a blue eyed buck. I could ask Santa but I think he would be too stinky and eat the tree.
Gremlin or Yoda is what I think I will call him, lol.
Minelson go and get Gretta AND Flossie pregnant, just buy your hubby a nice present :) Mine when I am too nice to him says, " OMG what is coming to live with us now!!" :rolleyes:
Maybe it is their ears but these guys are so cute I just want to squeeze their little faces.
Thanks all for the nice compliments on the kids.
 

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Minelson go and get Gretta AND Flossie pregnant, just buy your hubby a nice present :) Mine when I am too nice to him says, " OMG what is coming to live with us now!!" :rolleyes:
I'm afraid if I do that I will continue to do it every year...If only there was a way to only have one kid instead of twins/trips or quads. My luck I would get quads LOL!!! Or, if only I had the gumption to sell goats...but I get too attached so I'll just suffer with baby goat wishful thinking. :)
 

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My Favorite is the the middle picture(Buck) too but they are all too adorable. They do all look like they have blue eyes, Must just be the camera & light maybe.

Minelson, if you had babies after a few you'd get really attached to some but not all of them pull at your heart strings. Don't really know how to explain it since all our babies are always so cute & I love them all but I guess I know we can't keep them all. But then there has to be people like you that just love the one's they have to peices & that's all they need, just to have the one or two or three for pets only. Yours are awfully cute too.
 

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Oh, those are some smootchable little faces!!!!:kissy::D
 

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Minelson I use to think the same way. Oh I am going to get attached and won't be able to sell.
But you be surprised when you have alot of goats just who you will sell.
I had that one 6 week old wether that come to me all frostbitten and almost lost his front hooves. I thought.... I like this little guy he is so sweet and we got so close during the battle to keep his feet I will keep him. Well I sold him. He was an extreme humper! He would chase the does down and hump forever and I had to sell him before summer hit or he would heat exhaust these girls. A little sad but not too much. He is in a great home with another goat as a friend and no more humping till you drop.
I had a little pygmy girl who was so utterly sweet and cute. But she did not like other goats very much. I got her a friend close to her age and she swore that goat was trying to "kill" her. Constantly thinking they were out to get her and just did not belong in a larger herd so I sold her to a very nice lady that has 4 other does. They are both happy and it worked out well.
The babies can be harder so I start selling the ones I do not like as much as others. They might be cute but some do wear on the nerves more than others. Of course I keep some but not all.
So ahead get them pregnant and have some May babies :D
 

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Minelson I use to think the same way. Oh I am going to get attached and won't be able to sell.
But you be surprised when you have alot of goats just who you will sell.
I had that one 6 week old wether that come to me all frostbitten and almost lost his front hooves. I thought.... I like this little guy he is so sweet and we got so close during the battle to keep his feet I will keep him. Well I sold him. He was an extreme humper! He would chase the does down and hump forever and I had to sell him before summer hit or he would heat exhaust these girls. A little sad but not too much. He is in a great home with another goat as a friend and no more humping till you drop.
I had a little pygmy girl who was so utterly sweet and cute. But she did not like other goats very much. I got her a friend close to her age and she swore that goat was trying to "kill" her. Constantly thinking they were out to get her and just did not belong in a larger herd so I sold her to a very nice lady that has 4 other does. They are both happy and it worked out well.
The babies can be harder so I start selling the ones I do not like as much as others. They might be cute but some do wear on the nerves more than others. Of course I keep some but not all.
So ahead get them pregnant and have some May babies :D
Well....oh boy. It would be so much nicer to have them when it's warmer out too..Flossie is still a baby to me, but Gretta...hmmm...she was such a good mama (and still is) I think I'll see what hubby thinks. :banana02:
 
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