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OK the doeling born yesterday, perfectly healthy as far as I can tell... birth unattended, was standing & dry when found, 6lbs at birth... her twin was 8lbs....

got good colostrum in her
iodined navel & hooves

It was just reported (by my worry wart) that she does NOT romp and such. She eats well, sleeps, & stands, and lays in your arms... eyes appear alert...

Is this something to be concerned about? I am still down lots... soooo

And like I said this is my worry wart... my purveyer of gloom & doom..

Her twin was jumping out of my my new baby tote where I keep them 24hrs... at well under 12hrs old yesterday...
 

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did you give BoSe?? some are just sleepier than others. how long before the iodine got put on? and is this baby on the mom or on the bottle
 

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iodine within 30min of finding them... this was the unattended kidding yesterday... no clue if they nursed on mom...

bose last night

on bottles
 

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mom was shut up at 10PM Sun night with NO labor signs...

Kids were found about 7AM.. dry & standing.
 

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I had a set of triplet does born on the 10th. The smallest one ate just fine but was more like a premie for the first couple days. Ate, slept, ate, slept......by the third day she was just like the others. ;)
 

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thanks!
 

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And yes.......I worried!! :lol
 

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Two years ago, I had a beautiful pair of Boer bucklings born. Identical in every way except one was just "slower" than the other. It never hurt him, he thrived. But I often wondered if he was maybe slightly oxygen deprived at birth or something. He was just never as bright and it did take him a few more hours in the beginning to catch on to things.
 

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If there is concern, take her temperature and monitor it. That's what I would do if I were worried.
 
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