It really depends on the breed/size of your goats as well as your environmental conditions. Moist and humid environments will create more odor and poorer air quality sooner than dry environments with same number of goats .
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"Hi there again!
So sorry for the tardy response. I have been out all day long.
I am also in Central Texas- just east of Austin, so I know the frustration with keeping everyone fed and hydrated during this drought and heat wave!
It sounds like you…"
"Hi there Rebecca
You definately have need for concern with these kiddos. They are all extremely underweight. Even the younger kids that weigh more. A healthy, well nourished ND kid should weigh 20# by the time they are 10-12 weeks old. Even runts…"
"It's pretty hard to tell color on the doeling from these photos to identify markings, but I believe I see a dark cape and cannon bone stripes. So with the facial markings I would say Buckskin with random white. tammy"
I've seen this question asked several times over the years on different platforms and responses are based on wether the user has had a failure yet or not. They are a deterrent, but NOT a gaurantee. Tammy"
"He should be drinking 20% of his body weight in milk daily. At 420ml, he is right on track with the amount. Do keep adjusting as he gains weight up to a max of about 32oz a day. Hopefully he will start gaining more weight with the alfalfa and grain.…"
Congratulations on doing such a great job with this little guy!
I think the answer to your questions will come down to making sure that he has the appropriate nutrition. I had a 15oz doeling born several years ago and she has stayed small,…"
"I'm so glad to hear that she is back on track!
It is not super common, but some does will actually nurse from their own udder. If you see it, you will definately know what she is doing.
'Typical' FF lactation is really hard to judge. It very much…"