Wednesday, May 5, 2010

No babies yet.

Here's one of my new hens.
This is Maggie, she's due today.

This is Juju, she is due next week
but I think that she is the one that is really due today.
I think that the breeder got the girls mixed up.


Maggie and Juju getting along.


Call me goat whisperer. When I got home and went to check on the goats, Juju and I had a moment. She and I touched noses for a a few minutes while I petted her. She made soft
little maaa, maaa sounds.



8 comments:

  1. I think you're right about the dates. JuJu looks MUCH larger or else she's carrying more kids. Triplets or quadruplets.

    Your chickies are pretty. I love your sunny weather, it looks pretty there.

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  2. Love your new background! Poor JuJU - can she get much larger? Maggie does NOT look like she is ready to delivery. Your new hen is a beauty - do they all look like that?

    Blessings,

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  3. So are they both bagged up about the same?? Poor girls - I can sympathize with them!! What a pretty hen you have.

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  4. Thats sweet, your little bonding moment with Juju. They don't look like they'd have wet or dampish noses (like dogs) and they probably wouldn't try to lick ya like a dog would. Just a bit goaty smelling I bet.

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  5. also...I like this background the best...even better than the leaves.

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  6. At least you have an IDEA of when yours are due. I was told end of Feb and I'm still waiting! Honey is huge, but not bagging up. We can sometimes see the babies kick and then she gets cranky.

    Reminds me, I should pull her out to graze soon.

    Swirly is due mid-June, Blah-Blah is due the end of June and Beatrice is due in July, I think. I saw the Nuzz get her again but didn't write the date down as she was supposed to already be pregnant!

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  7. Nice looking hen. Are the girls bagged up much? Dripping milk?

    I agree, this background is nice.

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  8. What does "bagged up" mean?

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