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Five Baby Goats: Rare Goat Quintuplets Born at Oregon Farm
KPTV ^ | Apr 11, 2014 | Paul Craig

Posted on 04/12/2014 2:28:36 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A local dairy farm has welcomed a rarity with five new additions.

Mama goat Vanilla, at Fairview Farm Goat Dairy in Dallas, gave birth to quintuplets earlier this month. Five baby goats in one birth doesn't happen every day. In fact, the farm's owners said it only happens in about one of every 10,000 goat births.

They have had quadruplets born in the past at Fairview, but this was the first set of quintuplets.

All five baby goats already have names. They are: Janice, Charlene, Karle, Brian and Jim.

"Cuties all five, and destined to more dairy goat fame in their future," said a message posted on the farm's website.

Ironically enough, all five were born on April 2, the fifth anniversary of Fairview Farm Goat Dairy receiving its dairy license.


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: goats; oregon; quintulets

1 posted on 04/12/2014 2:28:36 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

One goat with 5 heads would be WAY cooler!


2 posted on 04/12/2014 2:41:33 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: nickcarraway
5 kids, 2 teats. I'm not seeing a good outcome here, unless involves someone with 3 arms holding bottles.

/johnny

3 posted on 04/12/2014 2:47:40 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Momma goat must be doing something right,all five look healthy.


4 posted on 04/12/2014 2:58:42 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Farmer Dean
It's the guy/gal with 3 arms holding bottles...

/johnny

5 posted on 04/12/2014 3:04:38 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Just curious - do goats only have 2 teats?


6 posted on 04/12/2014 3:05:34 PM PDT by Gumdrop (Q)
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To: Gumdrop
Every one I've milked.

/johnny

7 posted on 04/12/2014 3:10:13 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: nickcarraway
A local dairy farm has welcomed a rarity with five new additions…... Five baby goats in one birth doesn't happen every day. In fact, the farm's owners said it only happens in about one of every 10,000 goat births.

Really…it happens that frequently? It is obviously way less than 2 to 1 odds but 1 in 10,000 doesn’t strike me as being so rare that such a big fuss is being odd. Now if it was humans, the odds of natural born quints are 1 in 65 million.

8 posted on 04/12/2014 3:25:48 PM PDT by hecticskeptic
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To: Farmer Dean

Nice to see that mama goat actually cares to allow the kids to nurse. I just took one to the sale last week that just walked off every time hers tried.


9 posted on 04/12/2014 3:49:37 PM PDT by Clay Moore ("To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." ~Voltaire)
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To: nickcarraway

I want them.


10 posted on 04/12/2014 3:53:28 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: nickcarraway
QUINTS??? POOR Vanilla. She EARNED a rest from the dairyman.

Goats are miraculous--both billies and nannies. Mexicans eat goat and I got to taste them, unbeknownst to me. They are tasty too.

11 posted on 04/12/2014 4:07:18 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Dalberg-Acton

keep those innocent baby goats away from Mohammed ... Obama’s child molesting religious hero ...


12 posted on 04/12/2014 4:57:05 PM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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To: cloudmountain

Yum. I love goat. They have bred the flavor out of lamb. I only get to eat it at the Indian buffet... but yum. Other than that, I think goats are pretty obnoxious.


13 posted on 04/12/2014 4:57:06 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: Mercat
Yum. I love goat. They have bred the flavor out of lamb. I only get to eat it at the Indian buffet... but yum. Other than that, I think goats are pretty obnoxious.

True on all points.

My husband and I traveled to India while we were living in Saudi Arabia. We planned to visit those places where we KNEW we would never go back to.

In every hotel we visited the Indian food was WAY, WAY too hot. Whether the food was brown, green or a variety of those colors it was WAY too hot. I burned my LIPS just tasting it.
That is done to disguise bad/rotten food, NOT for taste because there is NO taste only burning lips, tongue, mouth and throat.

When people CLAIM that they LOVE Indian food I always think that they really haven't tasted REAL fresh food.
The Japanese have fresh food, some almost raw fish. Their sashimi IS flashed in hot, then cold water before it's cut up and served. Now THAT is as fresh as food gets. I never, ever, ever, ever get sick on Japanese food. What you see is what you get.

Goats are only as obnoxious as they are allowed to be. My mother and brother had a pet goat in Phoenix, Arizona. :o) There are places in California where we can always see and pet goats and buy their by-products.

14 posted on 04/12/2014 5:34:31 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Elsie

Goat Ping


15 posted on 04/12/2014 5:42:08 PM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: Utah Binger; goat granny

Wow!

Somebody will literally have their hands full; helping mama feed them babies ‘til they get on their own!


16 posted on 04/12/2014 8:17:29 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Mercat
Other than that, I think goats are pretty obnoxious.

Uh..

Excuse me????



17 posted on 04/12/2014 8:20:29 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: JRandomFreeper

I had a couple of bottle babies when I had the farm, they are cute as the dickens and a gal that had milking goats was near by so I had a source of goat milk. Had twins a couple of times, a gal down the road had triples but never heard of 4 or 5. That nanny was carrying quite a load. A kid will empty 2 8 oz baby bottles in less than 2 minutes..its amazing.


18 posted on 04/12/2014 8:30:06 PM PDT by goat granny (.)
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To: Elsie

goats are not obnoxious, they are smart, don’t eat tin cans but everything else is on the table...mine ate down a row of pine trees then stripped the bark. I was not aware pine needles were ediable. The ones that ate the trees gave themselfs away. Black tree sap would be all over their mouths.....thanks for the ping.


19 posted on 04/12/2014 8:35:34 PM PDT by goat granny (.)
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To: nickcarraway

Gotta admit those baby goats are pretty cute.


20 posted on 04/12/2014 8:42:07 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: nickcarraway
All five baby goats already have names

You can't eat animals with names....but I make exception for our three turkeys.....Carter...Clinton and Obama.

21 posted on 04/12/2014 9:27:04 PM PDT by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: spokeshave
Goats are WAY COOL....here are some surfing goats...

Dude and his old lady....

and someone post us a live link to "dancing goats on steel plate"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58-atNakMWw

22 posted on 04/12/2014 9:32:36 PM PDT by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: nickcarraway

Since it is a Dairy, I suspect Karle, Brian and Jim are living on borrowed time. Birria comes to mind.


23 posted on 04/13/2014 3:17:08 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: spokeshave

I’m afraid that just like Monica has allegedly said, “Democrats have left a bad taste in my mouth.”, your experience might be similar.


24 posted on 04/13/2014 4:57:47 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: spokeshave
My 4 HATE water!

How does one get a goat even IN the water; let alone on a surf board?



25 posted on 04/13/2014 5:00:38 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Clay Moore

We had ways to overcome that with cattle.


26 posted on 04/13/2014 5:03:02 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: spokeshave
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58-atNakMWw
 
 
Here's how: 
<A href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58-atNakMWw">   Whatever you what them to click on  </A>

27 posted on 04/13/2014 5:13:18 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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