When is your kidding season?

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kitperez
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When is your kidding season?

Post by kitperez » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:54 pm

If you're an experienced breeder, you probably breed for spring kids like most goat folks. But what about breeding earlier, and having those kids in December or January as opposed to February?? What goes into your reasoning for kidding?

For us, it involves being aware of our available space to give the mamas a chance to have uninterrupted time with their babies, and yet NOT bring them in the house unless we absolutely have to. In addition, we want to be ready to wean when others are just kidding out, and perhaps get a jump on the market for that year. It's also easier to kid out one or two in limited space than it is for larger numbers of goats.

When do you kid?

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