What very fine long silky wool comes from these animals? Since I have yet to experience twins (or triplets, or quads, goodness!! 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. How long between goat kids? Gestation (length of pregnancy) of a female goat : 150 days. This year there are two sets of triplets born on the same day. So one of my boyfriend's mother's goats gave birth this morning. Triplets aren’t that uncommon. How long between birth of twin goats? Does have two halves to their udder. Most goats "average" 150 days, but that does not mean they can't go longer with no reason to be concerned. I’m starting to realize why people become vegans! Lilly our Boer goat is giving birth to the 2nd twin. Hey! 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. In both nursing pictures above, both sets of doeling twins are 6 months old. My goats usually have one set of triplets each year. If the female goat is not mated, she will come into season every 21 days. This baby is the doe and she weighed in at 8 lbs. That means two teats for nursing kids. Once two kids or lambs are born, they are probably done. 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. 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. 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. Usually goats have twins or single kids. Omkari Panwar - age 70 gave birth to twins (boy and girl) after a life long quest for a male heir, in July 2008. Both were born on 12/25/2010. 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. The doe should kid between 145-155 days from the date she was bred. 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! ), how long, usually, between delivery of the next kid? Joined Aug 22, 2010 Messages 18,069 Reaction score 43,673 Points 793 Location Northeast Texas Number of goat … When my second goat gave birth to her twins, I stayed around to help. Kids are greedy eaters. Different breeds of goats kid, on an average, differently. Plus, most does and ewes only have twins. Triplet kids present some problems. The one thing all goats have in common is their time of gestation, which is usually about 150 days. 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. I watched and watched, but the babies just couldn’t latch. Once mated, goats can stay in milk for two to three years. Discussion in 'Goats' started by CarolynRenee, May 13, 2008. In season (when female goats are fertile): Between September and March; fertility lasts up to three days.