What is she waiting for??

Discussion in 'Goats' started by KimM, May 9, 2006.

  1. KimM

    KimM Student of goatology.

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    I am STILL waiting for Dana to kid! It is now 153 days and she has ALL the signs but just won't give 'em up. I've been watching her for 3 nights straight, not much sleep, even with a video monitor.
    I measured her belly and it was 63" (5' 3") around!! She's as big around as I am tall. Her sides stick wayyyyy out, poor girl. Her udder is the size of a jersey cow, she's Boer/Alpine cross. I wish she'd get this over with already.....very sleepy here!
     
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    sancraft Well-Known Member

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    You'll drop off and take a little nap, wake up and there'll be 2-3 kids standing there. That's what mine always did. They do it on purpose to spite you. It's personal and you chould take it that way. LOL :help:
     

  3. cmharris6002

    cmharris6002 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    My yearling doe is at day 152. I just measured he and she is 48" around with a 36" heart girth. I expect her to have twins. I think you'd better be ready for quads or triplets!

    I wish I would have measured my other three does, they were huge and surprised me with quads/quads/triplets
     
  4. nduetime

    nduetime I am a Christian American Supporter

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    Wow! She is as big around as I am tall too! My nubian was about that size and she delivered triplets at day 153. Good luck, keep us posted.
     
  5. KimM

    KimM Student of goatology.

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    Tried it.....that didn't even work!! Gonna pull her through a keyhole next....
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  6. rainedaze

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    I am going through the same thing right now with two first-time fresheners. I actually thought that it was going to happen this past Sunday because we were gone all day doing other things. NO!! I am still waiting. Last year mine did it when I was late getting out to do chores. I came out and there were 3 kids there. Good luck. I hope that she delivers for you soon.
    Heather
     
  7. Goat Freak

    Goat Freak Slave To Many Animals

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    Good Luck with Dana, there isn't much that you can do, good luck, I will be praying that she has the babies soon. Good Luck. Bye.
     
  8. rainedaze

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    I received phone calls today and other things came up. I got outside late to do chores and there were two little nubians there to greet me this morning. Same as the last instance I had described above. That means my other will be today or tomorrow too as they were put out the same day. Good luck. I am praying that yours are soon as well.
    Heather
     
  9. Corky

    Corky Well-Known Member

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    A vet friend told me that it takes a little longer to grow multilples.
    The longer the wait, the more kids usually. I hope you get quad does if that is what you want.