How Soon After Kidding Can A Goat Be Bred? – FIND OUT!

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Goats can be bred back within 4-6 weeks after kidding while kids from the previous batch are still nursing. They can and will come back into heat during these periods, even while still nursing.

If your girls don’t go back into heat in 18-21 days, just make sure they get enough minerals, vitamins, and hydration.

However, if you don’t want them to be bred back then take out your buck from there.

I prefer my goats be given at least 6 months if not one year to recouperate from the last pregnancy. But, you can breed earlier if you have no issues with continual breeding. It really comes down to your preference.

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How Soon After Kidding Can A Goat Be Bred?

Your doe if healthy now would be able to handle kidding 8-10 months after her last kidding. But, some breeders breed 4-6 weeks after having her babies.

I would worry the goat will have a single and it might be huge and harder for her to deliver. It’s a risk and its up to you.

When is the First Heat After Kidding?

Ours always come in heat about 4-5 weeks after kidding. That way we get exactly two sets of babies from each doe a year.

Two simple tricks that works are:

  • Keep bucks next to them after 2-3 weeks after they kid, and the buck tells us when to put them in.
  • Take the baby away from the momma for 34 hours at 2 weeks of age and the doe will come in heat and can be rebred.
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How soon can a Nigerian Dwarf goat get pregnant after giving birth?

It depends. Some Nigerian Dwarf goat cycle as early as 5-10 days after giving birth and then again three weeks after that. Others come later – 2 months while most are around 3-4-month mark.

How soon after kidding can a Boer goat be bred?

A Boer goat can be bred again 2-6 months after she kids. If you bred her earlier than that, then you should give her a nice break after that. So, you don’t wear her out too quick.

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How soon can a Boer goat get pregnant after giving birth?

A Boer goat can be bred again 2-6 months after she kids. If you bred her earlier than that, then you should give her a nice break after that. So, you don’t wear her out too quick.

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How Soon After Kidding Can A Goat Be Bred

How soon can a Boer goat get pregnant after giving birth?

A Boer goat can be bred again 2-6 months after she kids. If you bred her earlier than that, then you should give her a nice break after that. So, you don’t wear her out too quick.

How many times can a Goat give birth in a Year?

The average goat can give birth twice a year. The average goat gestation period lasts 150 days. A doe can have 1-4 kids per pregnancy.

How to make a Goat go into Heat?

Have a buck close by and your doe will become pregnant when she matures.

How many Male Goats per Female?

The general rule is this – 1 male per 30-40 females, but in synchronized breeding, this ratio should be 1 male with 20 or less females.

Author: Howard S. Baldwin

My name is Howard S. Baldwin. I am a work-at-home dad to three lovely girls, Jane + Hannah + Beauty. I have been blogging for the last 3 years. I worked for other Home and Lifetsyle blogs, did hundreds of product reviews and buyers’ guides. Prior to that, I was a staff accountant at a big accounting firm. Needless to say, researching and numbers are my passion. My goal is to be an informative source for any topic that relates to DIY life and homemaking.

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