Shadow Valley Soap

The GoatWorld Database was last updated:


Diamond V NaturSafe
Support of our advertisers helps support GoatWorld!

Keep It Family Friendly!"

USDA Rural Information Center

by Gary Pfalzbot
About the Author

Kidding is the act of a pregnant doe giving birth. For the most part, kidding time can be a very joyous event but as with just about everything Mother Nature's wonder provides, there can be various difficulties and complications that arise. It is very important for the goat owner to know and recognize any problems that may arise before, during or after kidding. Planning ahead is prevention. Having the correct supplies on hand is a must. And of course, we are not always able to be there at kidding time so it is equally as important to know what to do after kidding. Many factors determine the outcome at kidding time. The nutrition and health of the doe is equally as important - before, during and after kidding. Since the subject of kidding is very wide, we suggest you carefully read each of the fine articles below before your doe(s) are ready to give birth. Again, planning ahead means prevention and ultimately means a greater percentage of healthy kids!

Other Kidding related areas of interest include:
Abortion, AI, Coccidiosis, Floppy Kid Syndrome (FKS), Mastitis, Milk Fever, and Pregnancy.

Related Articles


Natural Goat Care

Clostridial Diseases

Copper Deficiency

Kidding Handbook


News Archives


Urinary Calculi

Poisonous Plants

About the author: Gary Pfalzbot is a Service Connected Disabled Veteran and the web master of GoatWorld as well as some other web sites. He has raised goats over the years, been involved with 4-H (as a young boy) and currently resides in Colorado where he and his wife Pam raise a few breeds of goats and other animals, and primarily author the GoatWorld web site to continue to inform, educate, and promote the industry.

Agricultural Research Service

Email: Contact INFO
Telephone: Contact INFO
Designed & Hosted by: JOLLY GERMAN
©1999-2024 GoatWorld.Com
All written, audio, video and graphic material contained within this site, except where otherwise noted, is Copyright ©1999-2024. Some content may also be the property of contributors to the site, in which case their material is also protected by applicable copyright laws and this copyright policy. No material may be linked directly to or reproduced in any form without written permission. If you would like to reprint something from our site, simply send us an email to request permission to do so. Please refer to our REPRINT criteria.
©Gary Pfalzbot, Colorado, USA
This site is run and operated by a Disabled Veteran

Visitors today: 2126