Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Kidding Season is over...

We are done having baby goats here at Seldom Seen Acres for this year.
We ended up with the following:
Lucy - girl / boy twins. Dora and Diego.
Gareth - a single boy. Delmer.
Genie - girl / boy twins. Daisy and Donald.
Kiss - a single stillborn girl. Delivered via c-section.
Cinnamon - girl / boy twins. Diva and Diesel.
Cheyenne - twin boys. Dallas and Denver.

I feel like such a horrible blogger, I just can't seem to make time to sit down and write a post. For pictures of the babies when they first arrived go to my facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/SeldomSeenAcres?ref=hl

As for today being the first day of Spring? We have four inches of snow already on the ground and it's still snowing. It's 30° here. The sun does peak through for a few minutes at a time but nothing promising.... Happy Spring!!!

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Kidding season has begun...

Lucy presented us with boy girl twins during my son, *K*'s, 2nd Birthday Party on February 9th. I'd been watching her for over a week because I was sure she was about to have them at any minute. But of course, she waited until I was busy and she new I wouldn't be coming to the barn for a few hours ... typical goat!
 
 
Gareth was due on the 17th but showed no signs at all of getting close to delivery, so I decided she must not have gotten bred when I thought she did and it would be a few more weeks. I went out this morning to check on Genie who is due today and I believe is getting close to delivering, to find Gareth had delivered a single boy kid.
 
 
We are naming this years babies with names that start with "D". So far we have Dora and Diego (Lucy's) and Delmer (Gareth's).
 

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