Monday, April 14, 2014

2:42 PM

Predicting Kidding or Why My Goats Think I'm Nuts

4/14/2014 8:59:00 AM
Belle and HeidiI think trying to predict when kids are going to be born is part guesswork, part science, and part voodoo. I’ve been checking the prospective mothers to be and have been stymied. I generally know when they will give birth (I keep my does in with the buck several days to ensure that it took), but honestly,

Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/predicting-kidding-zbcz1404.aspx#ixzz2ytZpEfPN

Thursday, April 3, 2014

11:38 PM

Raining (Goat) Kids

4/2/2014 4:32:00 PM
“Goat Baby Alert! Goat Baby Alert!” I woke up to my husband’s shouts.
Lulu's Kids
“Which one?” I asked, but he disappeared and hurried back down to the barn. Just as I barely finished dressing, he had brought two very wet, shivering kids with their umbilical cords still dragging into the house.

Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/raining-goat-kids-zbcz1404.aspx#ixzz2xtQmLA5L

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