The Goats

 Apatite For That

Nine Weeks


Name: Apatite For That "App For That"
Birth Date: 1-13-17
Breed: 100% Myotonic
Sire: Fern Hill Diego
Dam: Falling Down Farms Twix
Gender: Buck
Tag#: N/A - Will get his tattoo number later
Tag Color: N/A
Date Acquired: 3-18-17
Offspring: N/A
Single/Twin/Triplet: Twin
Weight: 3-18-17 - 19.8 at nine weeks
Birth Weight: N/A
Weaning Weight: 19.8lbs

Apatite is named after a mineral (the spelling is correct, it is not supposed to be appetite although the pun is intended) to stick with our gemstone/mineral naming theme.  He will be our future herd sire.  

He's about five or six weeks old in the above two photos.

The day he was born.

Fern Hill Diego
Apatite's Sire in Show Coat

Fern Hill Diego
Apatite's Sire in Full Coat

Woody Creek Daytona
Apatite's Grand Sire

Falling Down Farm Twix
 Apatite's Dam


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 Jasper

At approximately ten weeks old.

At approximately fourteen weeks old.

Approximately fifteen weeks.

Seven Months

Ten Months


Name: RDX Jasper
Birth Date: April 2016
Breed: 75% Boer
Sire: Unknown
Dam: Unknown
Gender: Buck
Tag#: N/A
Tag Color: N/A
Date Acquired: 7-9-16
Offspring: N/A
Single/Twin/Triplet: Single
Weight: 2-11-17 - 105 pounds at approx. 10 months
Birth Weight: N/A
Weaning Weight: N/A

His sire is a full blood Boer and his dam is a Boer/Alpine cross, but I don't know their names.  


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Rebel


We rescued Rebel from a hot parking lot where someone left him in the sun with no food or water.  Our best guess is that he's Pygmy/Spanish goat cross.  We aren't sure how old he was when we brought him home on 10-1-14, but he had to be less than two years old.

When we brought him home.

Last year I think.

2016

2017

As of 7-11-16 he weighed 125 pounds!


Some more old pictures below.


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 Yankee

 

 We brought Yankee home on 10-1-14 at the same time as Rebel.  They may even be brothers.  As best we can guess he's a Pygmy/Spanish goat cross.  As of 7-11-16 he weighed 100 pounds.  We banded him on 2-12-17.

 When we brought him home.

Last year I think.  I need to get current pictures of him.

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Coral

 

Name: RDX Coral
Birth Date: 2012 or 2013
Breed: Full blood Boer
Sire: Unknown
Dam: Unknown
Gender: Doe
Tag#: 150
Tag Color: Purple
Date Acquired: 7-9-16
Offspring: 2016-Pearl  2017-Amethyst
Single/Twin/Triplet: Unknown
Weight: 3-9-17 - 151 pounds
Birth Weight: N/A
Weaning Weight: N/A

Coral is extremely skittish and hard to take pictures of.  She is a very good mother though.

Coral on the right with Garnet on the left.

Coral with her daughter Pearl.


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Pearl


Name: RDX Pearl
Birth Date: 4-19-16
Breed: 50/50 Boer/Savanna
Sire: The same Savanna buck as Jade and Garnet
Dam: Coral
Gender: Doe
Tag#: 425
Tag Color: Yellow
Date Acquired: 7-9-16
Offspring: N/A
Single/Twin/Triplet: Single
Weight: 3-9-17 - 61 pounds
Birth Weight: N/A
Weaning Weight: 44.4 pounds

More recent pictures.

 Pearl with her mother Coral.

 Pearl in her gangly teenage stage.


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Jade


Name: RDX Jade
Birth Date: 4-14-16
Breed: 50% Savanna
Sire: The same Savanna buck as Pearl and Garnet
Dam: 75% Boer
Gender: Doe
Tag#: 429
Tag Color: Yellow
Date Acquired: 7-9-16
Offspring: N/A
Single/Twin/Triplet: Twin
Weight: 3-9-17 - 41.2
Birth Weight: N/A
Weaning Weight: N/A


That's Coral in the background of the last picture.

 Jade with Garnet and Topaz.

 Jade with Topaz behind her.


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Garnet


Name: RDX Garnet
Birth Date: 3-13-16
Breed: 50% Savanna
Sire: The same Savanna buck as Pearl and Jade
Dam: 75% Boer
Gender: Doe
Tag#: 301
Tag Color: Yellow
Date Acquired: 7-9-16
Offspring: N/A
Single/Twin/Triplet: Single
Weight: 3-9-17 - 115.6 pounds
Birth Weight: N/A
Weaning Weight: N/A

 Garnet with Topaz behind her. 


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Topaz


 Name: RDX Topaz
Birth Date: April 2016
Breed: 88% Boer
Sire: N/A
Dam: N/A
Gender: Doe
Tag#: 421
Tag Color: Orange
Date Acquired: 7-9-16
Offspring: N/A
Single/Twin/Triplet: N/A
Weight: 3-9-17 - 87 pounds
Birth Weight: N/A
Weaning Weight: N/A

 Topaz with Garnet to the left.

 Topaz using her horn to scratch her back. 


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Amethyst


Name: RDX Amethyst
Birth Date: 2-4-17
Breed: 50/50 Boer/Myotonic
Sire: Crockett
Dam: Coral
Gender: Doe
Tag#: N/A
Tag Color: N/A
Date Acquired: 2-4-17
Offspring: N/A
Single/Twin/Triplet: Single
Weight: 3-18-17 - 25.3 at six weeks
Birth Weight: 6 pounds 9 ounces
Weaning Weight: N/A

Coral gave birth to Amethyst with no assistance and very quickly.  I'm pretty sure she was only pushing for about four minutes.  Amethyst is already a total pet who loves being scratched all over and sitting in my lap!

Newborn

 Five Weeks

 Five Weeks

Day 2

Five Weeks
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Tag Colors

Green=75% Boer
Orange=88% Boer
Red=94% or higher Boer
Purple=100% Boer
Yellow= 50% Savanna

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