because now I have my work cut out for me. Saphie, our blue-eyed black Nigerian Dwarf doe, gave birth to quads tonight. She normally nurses only 2 kids at a time and is not well endowed. So looks like I will have 1-2 bottle babies. Initially she was not taking care of them- not licking them or trying to get them to nurse. Plus it’s 36 degrees and dropping. Initially I put them in enclosed pen but then decided to bring them into the house- the laundry room. I got the kids dried off and warmed up. They still would not nurse and Saphie was not cooperating so I milked her, place the colostrum into a bottle and fed all four of them. Now they are up and about better and trying harder to nurse. And Saphie seems to be settling down taking care of them. So in the morning I will need to get goat milk and diapers.
So here’s the new additions: