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Dahlia had twins! 
17th-Mar-2016 05:28 pm
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Achaosofkittens just called - Dahlia had twins! I'm going to have a hard time concentrating in class tonight. More news as I have it...

10pm update: They are both boys and they are both already nursing just fine. There is a big solid black and a smaller reverse badger with a partial belt. By "reverse badger," I mean a goat that is black on top, white on the bottom, and has white racing stripes down his face. The white on his tummy spreads upward on his right side in a band, which is the "partial belt."

And of course, with a big black kid and a little striped one, my first thought for names is Timon and Pumba

Next day update: Since they were born on St. Patrick's Day, I'm considering a pair of heritage names. Patrick (or Padric) and Clancy. Or Makem and Clancy. This would celebrate the Clancy brothers, specifically.
Comments 
17th-Mar-2016 10:47 pm (UTC)
Hee hee - Thing 1's buddy's mom is delivering twins today (planned). :D She's having one boy and one girl. <3 <3
18th-Mar-2016 01:02 pm (UTC)
Nice! I hope all goes well.
17th-Mar-2016 10:47 pm (UTC)
*squeal*
18th-Mar-2016 01:02 pm (UTC)
lots of little baby meeeeeeeeeeeeeee! comments from the barn
18th-Mar-2016 01:07 am (UTC)
Wow. Lotsa baby goats!
18th-Mar-2016 02:19 am (UTC)
No, only four.

One year I went "all in" with eight moms and had ten babies.
18th-Mar-2016 03:21 am (UTC)
4 sounds like lots from here :)
10 sounds like insanity. Adorable insanity.
18th-Mar-2016 01:04 pm (UTC)
Oh, yes, it was!

See below for the 2012 insanity. And FYI, "Good baby" became Madeline, and "Bad Baby" became Clover.

Wheelbarrow of cuteness, now with nametags

Edited at 2016-03-18 01:05 pm (UTC)
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18th-Mar-2016 09:28 pm (UTC)
Love this picture!
18th-Mar-2016 09:00 am (UTC)
Goat babies!!!!!

Timon and Pumba sound like GREAT names! (I am beyond partial to disney... hehehe)
18th-Mar-2016 01:03 pm (UTC)
::laugh::
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18th-Mar-2016 08:50 pm (UTC)
And every last inch of me's covered with hair!
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