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Immaculate conception and goats

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Smoky73, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

    Feb 8, 2007
    Colorado
    Well, thats about the best way to describe it. We have had our male goats and the females seperated since about September, exactly so I didnt have to deal with babies in the dead of winter. However, I ended up with 5 baby goats from two different mothers in early Febuary, which hubby just told me the goats were fat, they got fed well.
    Well, I knew better. Anyway, out of the 5 kids, 2 of a set of triplets survived and we lost both the mother and the other two babies.

    However, this is not the reason for my story...

    If ANYONE tells you by seperating the goats to two pens will insure no pregnancies...they LIE!!!
    I have standing in my yard right now, a baby goat born last week obviously from a male and a female standing reallyy close to each other on opposite sides of the fence! They WILL breed through the fence!!! Hubby thinks I am crazy, I got the whole shes just well fed spew a few days before the baby appeared. I will get a picture later of "Miracle".
     
  2. Jimagination

    Jimagination Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, I'd like to see that technique! [​IMG]
     
  3. chickbea

    chickbea Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2007
    Vermont
    Not just goats - dogs too!
    My oldest sister once had a German Shepherd that was the product of a brother/sister mating through a kennel fence. This dog wasn't the brightest critter that ever was, but sweet!
     
  4. Varisha

    Varisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Horses will also breed through the fence.

    The best way to prevent this in the future is to make sure they don't share a fence line. Maybe some electric tape/wire a couple feet on the inside of one pen.
     
  5. MoonGoddess

    MoonGoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All I can say is...Boy, that's some kind of dedication. *raise eyebrows*
     
  6. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

    Feb 8, 2007
    Colorado
    Well, I will have to let my husband see this thread because he is still adament about not believing its possible.
     
  7. tennessee_chicken_lover

    tennessee_chicken_lover Out Of The Brooder

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    my aunt has about 20 goats one momma lost every baby she had and the other momma goat lost all but one lil baby. I think goats are hard to raise. they aslo got 3 minuture donkeys and 2 llama's
     
  8. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  9. xrayman

    xrayman Out Of The Brooder

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    humm i wondered why the wife put wire down the middle of the bed lol
     
  10. MTchick

    MTchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please name your goat Jesus. It might be offensive to some, but I feel it would be worth it. [​IMG]

    -MTchick
     

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