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Archive for June, 2010

Goats Milk 101

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Tonight I decided now that the kids were a full 24 hours old, that we should probably milk Nilla to both relieve a little pressure on her udder and to make sure that her milk supply is coming in for the kids to ensure they are having enough to drink.
I wasn’t really sure how easy [...]

New kids on the block

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Well Nilla our Saanen doe kidded on 6-16-2010 with two kids. I got to use my what seems like hundreds of hours of research that I had done to help Nilla birth her kids. I like to call myself now the certified goat midwife!
Nilla’s first born was a 8lb doeling and second was a 8.4lb [...]

GoatCam Version 2

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Two of our does have kids due any day now, and we wanted a better way to keep an eye on them from the house. I had previously set up a video camera that we could monitor on our TV, but we wanted Keri’s mom to also be able to watch during the day when [...]