So you can imagine my surprise on Friday when Paramjyoti went to give the goats some water and came out yelling like there was a cougar in the yard! Narayan started yelling. "baby goat mum there's a baby goat!".
It took us 4 hours to get him responsive. Not sure how long he had been there (maybe as long as 2 hours since we did the watering last) but he was initially bleating, but then quickly got very quiet and non responsive. We took him back out to his mum to see if she would nudge him into life but at -25 it quickly became apparent that we needed to get him warm and fast.
He seemed to go to sleep and although was warm on the outside his mouth was still cold. So we decided to Kangaroo him. I stripped from the waste up and got a hot water bottle. Sandwiched him in between me and the hot water bottle with his head on my heart. I wrapped us both up in a towel and sat in front of the woodstove... After about 30 mins of this... he started to make noises and twitch his limbs.
Welcome to the Niwas family Prem!