Is my goat pregnant????NEED HELP!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by horsefreak, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. horsefreak

    horsefreak Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi
    My goat Dandy is HUGE but I cant tell because of all the grass growing right now!!Is she just FAT!!!
    I hav felt between the hip joint and the abdomen and it feels quite hard????? This is not my first goat or Dandy's first babys but I could never tell before!
    IS SHE PREGNANT??????????????????????????????????????????[​IMG]
    Am I expecting?[​IMG]
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Is there a buck that is available to her??
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    The only sure sign will be when her udder starts to fill out
     
  4. glenolam

    glenolam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We definitely need a little more information - as debiraymond said, is there a buck she's been exposed to? When?

    Many times a goat that is too fat will look round after they've eaten a lot of browse or hay. Once their rumen works that into cud and they digest it, their rumen goes back down to a normal size. However, if she is pregnant, the kid will be located on her right side and that side would remain larger than the left side.

    @ Bear Foot - building an udder is a great sign for sure, but there have been many cases of a precocious udder - that's when a doe bags up with good, usable milk without being pregnant.
     

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