FAQ: Is Nursing a Contraceptive?
Q. Does nursing acts as a contraceptive, or can a doe get pregnant while she is lactating?
In our mild Northwest climate, Pygmy does readily breed and conceive when
they come into heat about a month after kidding and throughout the lactation
period. Does that give birth in May or June generally skip a cycle or two if the
weather is very hot in June and July, but non-lactating does also fail to cycle
during periods of high environmental temperature.
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