Stone in the Teat – Calcium Deposit in Goat Udder

Dani, one of my four milkers, got what is called a stone or pea in the teat. Apparently it is a calcium deposit and they are sometimes still connected by a “string” up into the udder.

I could feel something in her teat, a small lump. A very small lump, but Miss Dani just happens … click here to continue reading Stone in the Teat – Calcium Deposit in Goat Udder

How to Bottle Feed Baby Goats

How to Get the Kid on the Bottle

If you do decide to stick with bottle feeding you might have to work with him to get him to suck on the bottle. What I do is sit down on a chair. Rest the baby’s stomach over my left leg — baby’s front legs draped over … click here to continue reading How to Bottle Feed Baby Goats

2008 Kids

Starburst kidded on February 19th, 2008. She was due to kid on Friday the 22nd. My son went out to milk and there were two dried off newborn baby bucklings, walking around and nursing. Another uneventful birth!

Dani and Lightning were bred to the same buck, but did not settle.

We were expecting one of … click here to continue reading 2008 Kids

2007 Kids

September 24, 2007. We had not planned to breed this year, but changed our mind when we got our new buck “Elvis” on May 12th. ZoĆ« was bred to him sometime between the end of May and beginning of June. I actually wrote it down, but lost the barn records for those two weeks. UPDATE: … click here to continue reading 2007 Kids

Rehabbing Bunnies Day 168

If you’re here to read about our rehabilitation of a pair of cottontail bunnies you’ve landed at the end of the story. Please click here to start at the beginning. There are 22 days worth of reports, we had such a fun time raising these bunnies! We owe much of the credit to our raw … click here to continue reading Rehabbing Bunnies Day 168

Rehabbing Wild Bunnies Day 140

August 28, 2004

145 Days old

Bunny Bunny still comes to get treats! He’s nearly a grown bunny now.

There are 22 days of reports on the bunnies. You are almost at the end. Click here to read Day 168.