Goats by the handful..No kidding


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Above: Making goat history...Mother "Freckles" delivered five kids recently to owners Judy and Kirk Rush. All five kids are doing well, and mom is on the mend.

One out of 10,000 times this can happens to goats. Judy and Kirk Rush of Grover, Colo., received a pleasant first in their life on the farm. Their goat ' Freckles' , who is a cross breed dairy goat had quintuplets in one birth. She had no problems delivering the kids, they all came out healthy and ready to jump into life. This was Freckles first time having this many babies, at once! Freckles is four-years-old and normally has only two babies every year. Rush has owned and operated their ranch for over 40 years. This would be the first time having quintuplets. They are so elated to be able...

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