How can I tell if my goat is prego?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BladesAngel, Dec 27, 2014.

  1. BladesAngel

    BladesAngel New Egg

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    Hello everyone! I am new to this site and I have a crazy question. My husband and I just recently aquired a new "yard decoration" as I like to call it:D We bought a goat from a neighbor of ours. He did not have her for very long, but was told that she could possibly be prego?! We have had her for a week now and I have never had goats before, but she was just too cute to say no to. What do I need to look for to know for sure if she is pregnant other than kids running around? She did look kinda round when we got her but now she looks like her belly is more saggy under her belly than round on the sides. Please , someone help..... I am new to this whole goat thing.
     
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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't know much about goats. However, if you post in this section of the BYC forums: Other Pets & Livestock, or on BackyardHerds.com (BackYardHerds.com), I'm sure other goat owners would be happy to help.
     
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  3. BladesAngel

    BladesAngel New Egg

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    Thank you soo much! I wasnt sure where to post this since I am new to the site and still trying to navigate the web page. I will repost in other section now... again thank you.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    Bantamlover21 has given you some good links.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  6. CrazyChookz

    CrazyChookz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and [​IMG] !
    X2 on BantamLover21's links.
     
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    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    All I know about goats is, they love to climb, they are very entertaining, and great escape artists. Good luck with your.
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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