21 minutes | Jan 26, 2022

Goat Birthing: How Much Should You Help?

Practices with birthing goats vary tremendously from one breeder to another. Some people are very hands-on while others want to stay away as much as possible. How do you figure out what you feel comfortable with?

In today's episode, I'm talking about the different reasons why a kid may be born weak or why a doe may have difficulty giving birth. Although it sounds like you are breeding the best of the best when you are more hands-off, I give you an example of when that was not true — and the tiny weak one turned out to be the best.

Here's the link to the free course - https://thriftyhomesteader.teachable.com/p/kidding-season

Full show notes here -- https://thriftyhomesteader.com/goat-birthing-how-much-should-you-help/

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