My goats usually have one set of triplets each year. Different breeds of goats kid, on an average, differently. In season (when female goats are fertile): Between September and March; fertility lasts up to three days. How long between birth of twin goats? ), how long, usually, between delivery of the next kid? The typical goat will give birth to 2 to 3 kids, but as we mentioned above, the Nigerian Dwarf goats can give birth up to 5 kids per pregnancy. In both nursing pictures above, both sets of doeling twins are 6 months old. This baby is the doe and she weighed in at 8 lbs. Both were born on 12/25/2010. When my second goat gave birth to her twins, I stayed around to help. The female goat is called a “doe” or “nanny.” Up to the age of 12 months, she is sometimes referred to as a “doeling.” The doe can reach puberty between 4 to 12 months of age, depending on the breed, season of birth, level of feeding/nutrition, and overall health status. Joined Aug 22, 2010 Messages 18,069 Reaction score 43,673 Points 793 Location Northeast Texas So one of my boyfriend's mother's goats gave birth this morning. That means two teats for nursing kids. Lilly our Boer goat is giving birth to the 2nd twin. Once mated, goats can stay in milk for two to three years. Triplets aren’t that uncommon. Omkari Panwar - age 70 gave birth to twins (boy and girl) after a life long quest for a male heir, in July 2008. May 13, 2008 #1 ... Last year we were blessed with one female & again this year! She had one but we really thought it would be twins. Does have two halves to their udder. Even if you have a breed that tends to have multiples, like Nigerian dwarf goats, the risks far outweigh the benefits of doing a routine uterine check, assuming your goats are healthy and well-nourished. Kids are greedy eaters. I’m starting to realize why people become vegans! Usually goats have twins or single kids. Once two kids or lambs are born, they are probably done. Since I have yet to experience twins (or triplets, or quads, goodness!! Hey! What very fine long silky wool comes from these animals? The interval between vaginal delivery of the first and second twins (mean, 21 minutes, range, one to 134 minutes) was 15 minutes or less in 70 (61%) cases and more than 15 minutes in 45 (39%) cases. I have 1 of the 4 that are currently still on their mom that is a stage 2 clinger with both me and her dam! This year there are two sets of triplets born on the same day. Discussion in 'Goats' started by CarolynRenee, May 13, 2008. Plus, most does and ewes only have twins. It's been hours since the kid was born so I don't think there will be a 2nd but I can't help but wonder. Number of goat … The doe should kid between 145-155 days from the date she was bred. The one thing all goats have in common is their time of gestation, which is usually about 150 days. Gestation (length of pregnancy) of a female goat : 150 days. Most goats "average" 150 days, but that does not mean they can't go longer with no reason to be concerned. It’s actually amazing how goats have such different personalities…. It never dawned on me that it could take a little longer than 45 minutes with 2 kids competing over the same bag. How long between goat kids? Triplet kids present some problems. I watched and watched, but the babies just couldn’t latch. If the female goat is not mated, she will come into season every 21 days.