These goat breeding and pregnancy tips are so important to know about. You can be confident this kidding season when you know what to expect and what to do.
Top Goat Breeding and Pregnancy Tips
There is so much to learn about the reproduction of a goat. But with these tips, you will feel like a pro as you go through the year knowing everything there is to know about goats and when to breed and when how to help them with a successful kidding season.
Let's dive in and learn more!
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Goat Breeding | Signs Your Goat is in Heat | Signs of Heat in Goats
It all starts here...
And it can be stinky.
And possibly a little weird.
Bucks are stinky and weird. But they are a necessary...evi...part of this whole process.
These signs of heat will help you know when to put your doe in with the buck so you can have a successful kidding season.
If you prefer to read the information: Signs of Goat Heat.
Are copper boluses safe for pregnant goats?
Copper is ESSENTIAL to a goat's health. But are copper boluses safe to give to pregnant goats?
Let's explore this topic together in the video below.
You can also read the information here: Are Copper Boluses Safe for Pregnant Goats?
GOAT PREGNANCY TOXEMIA
Yikes. This sounds scary.
What do you need to know about pregnancy toxemia?
Let's find out.
Because you can do something about it.
Don't forget to use this Goat Gestation Calculator
Get your Kidding Kit Ready
You can also read this information: Pregnancy Toxemia in Goats
You can also read about these goat pregnancy-related issues as well:
11 GOAT LABOR SIGNS YOU NEED TO KNOW!
These are really important to know. Goat labor signs will be your guide as your goats get closer to kidding. It's so fun to be there when the kids arrive and if there are problems, you can help out.
So learn these 11 signs and you'll be good to go!
Read this information here: Goat Labor Signs or click the button below to watch.
3 Stages of Goat Labor
These stages of goat labor are also important to know about. The process isn't done until stage three is complete.
Let's talk about what they are and what you can do during them.
Eva Has Her Babies: Her Birth Story
Kidding season is so fun and full of life! If you have never seen a goat in labor, then you can watch as Eva goes through each stage and has her kids.
Goat Kidding: Helping When the Feet Are Back
If you have never watched a goat kid, this will give you an idea of what it's like and what you can watch for when your goat goes into active labor.
If the legs of the kid are back, this is what you can do...
Emergency Plan for Goats
This information actually came about after a kidding season disaster. You can hear that story in the link below.
But more importantly, you need to get your emergency plan figured out as well. As kidding season approaches, you need to have a plan in place just in case something goes wrong.
You can watch by clicking the button below or read about it here: Emergency Planning for Animals
"My Goat Binder": Health Management System
Don't forget to record every detail about your goat's breeding, pregnancy, kidding and even milking details in Your Goat Binder.
It's the most important thing you can do to keep your goats healthy and to keep track of every detail of their health management.