Shortly before 5pm this evening Millie finally got down to business and out popped a very tiny buck kid. Next up was a much larger kid that was a complete breech. Had to help that blue-eyed girl into this world quickly, but Millie was a trooper and she is a very healthy and vigorous doe kid.
After Millie downed nearly two quarts of molasses water and taking a short break blue-eyed kid #3 made his colorful appearance. And finally just when I was starting to think that was it, a lovely doeling rounded out the quartet. These are the FIRST quads born here on the ranch.
Millie is always such a good mother and is taking excellent care of all her babies. The littlest needed some help from a bottle but once he got a little colostrum in his belly he figured out how to get it straight from the tap.
We plan to retain one doeling for our herd, now the hard part is going to be choosing which doeling that is going to be.
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