Day 1 of Giving
The key to any successful business is to produce as much product as efficiently as possible with minimal financial input. As all goat producers know, the major goal of a meat goat producer is to get as many pounds of a sellable product out of a single doe as possible. To achieve this goal we must have live kids born that survive to weaning or later depending on the producers plans for their kids.
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Signs of Parturition
Normal Progression of Parturition
Signs of Trouble
Care of the Newborn
Care of the Mother, and
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The Kentucky Sheep and Goat Development Office has several more resources regarding kidding and care for kids we would like to share with you.
Tips to Reduce Losses at Kidding and Lambing Time, By Dr. Donald G. Ely (University of Kentucky), Beth Johnson (Kentucky Department of Agriculture), and Shaylyn Burton (University of Kentucky)
PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF NEONATAL DISEASES IN KIDS/LAMBS by Beth Johnson, DVM