Tag Archives: Boer Goat Kidding

Faith ~ Family ~ Friends

A 20th birthday and Easter – what a wonderful way to spend a weekend. We have been able to celebrate Easter with three extended families and our church. Friends have visited. Everyone loves a baby goat kid. Poor little Gonzo wasn’t getting … Continue reading

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March is going out like a … kid

I can admit that I do not love every single aspect of chores. I get really tired of mud and puddles. Although I can appreciate the beauty of winter, bitter cold wind that stings and chaps, makes me long for a warm, … Continue reading

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Preparing to kid. Not joking.

It’s time to be thinking about kidding.  Goat-kidding.  Birthing. Jethro, the buck, came to visit November 3 thru February 1.  Gertie was in heat November 3.  If she conceived then, she is due around the first of April.  Goats’ gestation … Continue reading

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First KID is born! Short Story or Long Story?

Short Story Posey had a male kid last night! Long Story We have been preparing for the kidding process for quite a while; building their kidding pens (called jugs), locating working heat lamps, etc. Then, another winter storm blew in, … Continue reading

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