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OK doing some pre-kidding stuff here and one of my does weight taped a rather incredulous number....

She IS a LARGE doe. She is a LM/Nubian cross born in 2005... this is her 3rd freshening...

She has been around 160-170lbs...

We could not find the weight tape at first and using a sewing tape and Fiasco farms chart she was 41 1/2" = 190lbs...

that surprised me enough my dh tracked down the weight tape... but she is TOO BIG for it.. she is 2 3/4in PAST the 195lb line!

113cm or 44 1/4in off the chart on fiasco farms too....

I am doing the Ivermectin Plus and REALLY need to be sure on her weight...

yes measuring in the right place... this is just a BIG goat, but again... I did not think THAT big.

Most of my does though... are big... 2 at 163, 1 at 165, 1 at 170 (Cinn's mom).....

So is it UNlikely she is really this big?
What weight would you call her for the worming dose??
 

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Yeah I have heard/seen pix of Nubian does who are over 200 lbs. I would think she's probably around 190.

Suriyah
 

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Thanks... I dosed her based on 210.... so praying...
 

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Yep I have does who weigh the whole weigh tape plus 6 to 8 inches at 100 days bred...it's what you want. They will look excellent when they freshen and are in milk. It also shows your cool weather worms are under control. Vicki
 

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Oh good to know! Thanks Vicki! Cinn is one who is out of a buck from you... first doe on my farm.... one of my top 3 milkers...
 

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But of course :) Those heavy wieghts can milk :) Vicki
 

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Does over 200 pounds?!?! :faint Thank goodness I have Nigerian Dwarfs!!
 

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:lol But Cinn is a gentle giant... the biggest baby of the bunch!
 
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