Updated kid pictures and guesses on a due date.

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by PotterWatch, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I tried to get the triplets to slow down enough to take some pictures of them today, but of course every time I bend, squatted, or sat down to take pictures, they were all over me. No one ever told me how they mug you the second you show weakness! Good thing they are cute muggers or I wouldn't let them chew on my clothes, my hair, and get dirt and manure-laced hoof prints all over me.

    Lupin thinks that humans are put on this earth merely as chew toys for him:
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    I managed to distract these two (Lupin and Tonks) with some hay:
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    Sirius was too busy trying (as usual), to woo his half-sister to pay much attention to my quest for pictures:
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    Finally, I'm hoping for some opinions on when you think this girl might kid. She is a FF and started making her udder in early January. She's not very big in the belly, but her udder has gotten pretty big lately, she's had some mucus for a couple weeks and has looked very swollen back there for a couple weeks.

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    Sorry I couldn't get a better picture of her rear end and udder, but if I need a better one, I can try to get one tomorrow morning.
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  2. rocktheflock

    rocktheflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    doesn't look like she's going for a while. of course, since i said that, she'll go tomorrow. [​IMG]
     
  3. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to guess 2-3 weeks.

    Those kids are adorable!
     
  4. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Thanks for the guesses on the doe. That will help me stop watching her every five seconds, at least for a while, lol.

    Can someone tell me what colors the kids are? I am assuming from what I have read that the boys are buckskin but I don't know what color the girl would be considered. I'm trying to keep decent records and I want to record the correct colors.
     
  5. lilshadow

    lilshadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to guess within the next couple of days. Is that her mucous plug in that last pic? That is what I call it.
     
  6. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I don't know that it is the mucus plug. She has had some discharge like that off and on for a week or two now.
     
  7. crazy cat lady

    crazy cat lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like my doe did before she had her twins. I would keep a close eye on her. We had a goat that we didn't think was ready to have her kid yet and that afternoon she gave birth. Although she doesn't look like she is ready yet, but like I said we thought the same thing with number 9. We now have 10 kids andstill have 2 more to go.
     
  8. Blooming chicks

    Blooming chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute kids PotterWatch! I love the LaManchas.
     
  9. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute LaManchas! I would guess 2-3 weeks also. Looks like she is softening up back there. My Nigerian will be kidding in the same time and she looks like that.
     
  10. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    She is a very unique color. Just guessing here...maybe a light red roan sundgau?
     

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