The DOUBLE Litter - post 202 kids and puppy pix!

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  1. Redyre Rotties

    Redyre Rotties Songster

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    So Penny came in season on August 1st. I will update this thread as we go along with her progress.

    Yesterday, on day 5, we went for the first Progesterone test, pre breeding exam and consult, and a Brucellosis test. Progesterone on day 5 was .04.

    Target: 5.0

    The next progesterone test will be either tomorrow or I might possibly wait until Monday. Because this will be a natural breeding, if she is at or past 5 on Monday, I would just go ahead and take her for breeding and count from that day.

    However, if we can target the day she goes to 5, we can pinpoint the whelping date much more accurately.

    I will be using the WhelpWise service for this whelping. http://www.whelpwise.com There will also be a cam on the box from just before the whelping until the puppies start going outside a lot, about 4-5 weeks.

    Anyone want to guess what day she will be bred on? [​IMG]
     
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  2. Redyre Rotties

    Redyre Rotties Songster

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    Progesterone results so far:

    Wednesday August 5th: 0.4 Ng

    Friday August 7th 1.9 Ng

    A spike in progesterone levels over 2 ng indicates the LH surge, which will induce ovulation in the grump.

    We will do one more test on Monday morning, I expect she will be bred Tues and/or Wed.

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  3. Redyre Rotties

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    5.5 on the Progesterone yesterday, so that was ovulation day.

    Breeding will take place tomorrow, Aug 12 and Thurs. Aug 13. Puppies due near October 15.

    LET'S DANCE THE HAPPY FERTILITY PUPPY DANCE!!! [​IMG]

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  4. Come on Penny! Lots O' healthy puppies!
     
  5. Redyre Rotties

    Redyre Rotties Songster

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    After a little calendar counting up, Penny will be confirmed in whelp on Sept. 11, and puppies are due October 11, + or - about 12 hours.

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  6. gaited horse

    gaited horse Merry Christmas!

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    Remeber to take pic
     
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    Redyre Rotties Songster

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    I will be measuring her abdomen and photographing her weekly starting once she is confirmed in whelp by ultrasound.

    There will be a cam on the whelping box, so depending if you are awake at the time, the whelping will be live. [​IMG]

    I will keep the cam on the box for the first several weeks while the puppies are spending most of their time there, and yes, there will be lots and lots of pix!
     
  8. warmfuzzies

    warmfuzzies Songster

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    [​IMG] I had no idea you could do all of that! So very interesting!
     
  9. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

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    [​IMG] I am so excited for you and Penny [​IMG] I will be watching this thread [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

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    I'll be watching this also! Neat! [​IMG]
     

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