I just wanted to say hello, and introduce myself. I'm Wendy Lee and I live in Philadelphia, TN. We're about 20 minutes south of Knoxville. Currently we have mostly Nubian (American and Purebred) and one 100% SA Boer buck. This morning our herd was increased by 2! I went out to get my two does that are still milking and the one doe that I was expecting to kid on the 3rd (and didn't kid then proving that even if you see the buck mounting a doe it doesn't prove anything) come up looking like she'd lost about 25 pounds and knew she'd kidded. I rushed in and looked in the loafing shed and there were two beautiful little kids! A perfect delivery; she took care of everything! They were already clean and dry and standing up and apparently they'd nursed and everything. Even now, after I've moved them into the kidding shed I had set up (and intended for her to kid in) they're already up and wandering around outside the shed! I can't believe it! In the past, the kids don't usually leave the shelter until they're at least a couple days old! As for Delphine, the doe, it's strange to see an udder on her, as she's a two-year-old that didn't get bred last year (useless freeloader, as we like to call her) because, being new to goats I didn't know that yearlings will not always show heat and didn't just put her in with the buck to get her bred. I was afraid she wouldn't form a nice udder, but it looks like it's going to be a nice one. Anyway, here are our first two kids of our kidding season. She had a buck and a doe. The buck will be wethered (most likely) and we'll keep the doe to help increase our meat herd. My daughter has already picked out a name for her: Ripley (from Ripple, because of her curly haircoat).