Human Pregnancy Risks When Raising Goats

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Human Pregnancy Risks When Raising Goats
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 4 minutes by Lacey Hughett, Registered Nurse Country music says that farmers do things better, so it’s no surprise that includes our family planning strategies. When I was pregnant with my son, I still cared for my animals in most ways. The biggest change in my routine was to allow my partner to do the heavy lifting, but I was still elbows-deep, pulling my own, doing chores, wrestling goats, and processing chickens. At least, that’s how I remember it. I’m told that in reality, I waddled around like a duck, ill-tempered and bossy, complaining and eating tacos. Sounds fake but my memories are fuzzy. One thing that really stands out, however, is an encounter I had with my beloved ex herd sire, Jake. Jake was a big boy. He was tall and strong; his head came up to my chest. I’ve never been afraid of

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