Introducing Perseus! Updated Photos see pg. 2

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by helmstead, Feb 12, 2008.

  1. helmstead

    helmstead Songster

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    Helen went into hard labor around 11:00 this morning. She is the doe who mispresented last year - we lost her kid and nearly lost her, too. She had some adhesions from that her bag of waters came out, her vagina was clearly not opening. I had to stretch her manually as the bag presented, and after about 5 minutes I finally had a hole large enough for it to progress. As things went on, she gave two hefty pushes and before I could do anything...I had a head and ONE leg. So, I took what I had and pulled with her contractions.

    Percie came out on the 4th pull!

    He is a beautiful broken black roan agouti! Oreo is his sire...




    Last edited: Feb 16, 2008
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Crowing

    Sep 25, 2007
    AWE! Cutie pie!
  3. FlightsofFancy

    FlightsofFancy Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Canton, GA
    What a beauty!!! Congradulations on a successfull delivery!!!
  4. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    I so want to get goats....
  5. HenHaven

    HenHaven Songster

    Mar 3, 2007
    Coarsegold, CA
    Good job, Kate!!! He's a doll! How is mama, Helen?
  6. [​IMG] What a cutie! I can't wait to get goats! [​IMG]
  7. Oh what a cutie!!!

    I wonder if I can talk DH into a baby goat since he won't let us have a puppy?

    I can hear the conversation...

    Honey, I want another "kid."

    I can see the in the gleam in his eyes... [​IMG]

    Wouldn't he be shocked when I brought home this type of kid. Ahhh, I think this could work on him [​IMG] Poor guy.
  8. helmstead

    helmstead Songster

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    Quote:Helen is doing great! She was a little off-put at first about the whole nursing business...but with a little help from her lactation specialist (hahaha) she got the hang of it. She has passed the afterbirth intact and is bright and attentive to her first live baby!

    Helen loves my DD, who just went out to check on them with me again...DD bent down at her head and told her "you did a great job Helen!" So sweet.

    Thanks, all, for the compliments. I will have to post some fluffy pics either tonight or tomorrow. The drier he gets, the more handsom he gets! I wish I could keep him!

    SHELLY Songster

    May 7, 2007
    Southwest Missouri
    Very nice pics. I'm going to print them to show hubby.

    Ummm, why can't you keep him?
  10. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    aww so cute

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