Butchering older does

Discussion in 'Dairy Goat Info' started by haeema, Aug 1, 2008.

  1. haeema

    haeema New Member

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    How long after a doe kids can she be butchered? I have a very big doe that doesn't milk worth a flip. After she kids, we are going to take her and the kids to the butcher.

    Thanks for your help.
     
  2. Sondra

    Sondra New Member

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    Well I personally would let her nurse the kids a couple weeks then butcher them all that way you have some nice milk fed kids tender and yummy BBQ whole. and grind up the old doe for sausage and burgers.
     

  3. haeema

    haeema New Member

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    Thank you so much for your answer! We planned on keeping the babies for about 1 month before we did the butchering. I just wanted to make sure that there wouldn't be anything wrong with the doe shortly after kidding. Thank you again for you help!