Goat placenta delivery
I have a nigerian dwarf doe that gave brith to 4 kids last night. Shes still working on delivering the placenta 14 hours later. Its hanging out and slowly coming but I’ve never had a doe take thjs long. I’ve also never had a doe with quads before. Does anyone have experience with this? She’s nursing/mothering fantasticly,…
We had a cow that miscarried about a month early. It wasn't long after that she died. We don't know why. It's one of those things, unfortunately. We seem to experience these things a lot though. 🤷♀️ So, the calf will feed the puppies and the cow will feed the dogs. We have 2 bred jerseys (due in late summer), a highland…
I was asked some time ago to post my electrolytes recipe(s), so here they finally are. The first three were given to me by my midwife years ago. They were to be used in labor. I used the first two and boy were they good throughout that busy time...each time. They may taste a little odd, but I really like their flavor!…
Birthing Farm Babies!
Here is an article by a zookeeper. Farmers vary in their supplies. If you are helping a dairy cow, having drench on hand is wise to prevent milk fever which kills. There are ways to prevent it too through diet, but I can add that later if anyone is interested in further information.
Susan Weed: Herbs for Pregnancy & Childbirth
Magnesium levels & cramping
Most of our woman members here will know that if your magnesium levels are low, monthly cramping is a real thing. If your levels are high, it can reduce or eliminate it. This got me to thinking about labor. Essentially, it is cramping, not just of the uterus, but many more muscles working in tandem. Many women are…