Holy hannah I got quads!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by turnerstar31, Feb 5, 2008.

  1. turnerstar31

    turnerstar31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well today was really exciting my one goat agnes had her babies but the surprise was she had four. I still can not believe it. We had to save one not sure if she is going to make it or not. She was so close to dying but we gave her mouth to mouth and stuff and she came around but is really weak. She was up to night and walking around so it is a good sign. She is the little tan one. Agnes had 3 girls and 1 boy
    Here are some pics right after they were born

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  2. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    What breed really cute babies are you bottle rasing or letting her raise them ?
    Henry
     
  3. turnerstar31

    turnerstar31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are pygmy's and yes I am going to let her raise them. If something goes wrong I will supplement feeding but I have heard that as long as you feed them properly they can do it by themselves. She is a good milker so I am not to worried yet and she seems to have plenty right now so going to give it a try.
     
  4. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
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    They are sooooo adorable. I really want goats.
     
  5. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    cool I was just wondering if you are going to use her as a milker because her udder looks good for milking did'nt think pygmies milked well what ever she is realy nice and so are here babies.

    Good luck
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  6. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
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    Wow! CONGRATS! So cute!
     
  7. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
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    Wow! Keeping the positive thoughts coming your way for all of them!
     
  8. Moonwalker

    Moonwalker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A lot of times when they have trips or quads one or more will be weak when they are born. Think about it, they have been so crowded together for so ling they have no muscle tone at all. They haven't had the room to move and stretch, so they are cramped. I have had one so weak it couldn't even lift it's head for 3 days. It would flop back onto her side everytime you let go because that's the position she was in before she was born. But she turned out fine and by the time she was 2 weeks old, was bouncing around all over
     
  9. Pinenot

    Pinenot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my that is a lot to have to take care of by herself. They are sooooo cute!!! I have 3 girls with NO boy. When I see pict of babies, I want them to have one. We're not going to let them though.

    Congratulations!
     
  10. turnerstar31

    turnerstar31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I figured that was one reason but I also think that she got stuck in the canal because it took her a while to get out. The other two after her came right out no problem. She is doing a lot better just going to have to keep an eye on her.

    Hcammack they are extremely good milkers for their size and some places actually do use them for milk. For their size they are a good dual purpose breed most people don;t realize that.
     

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