Easy Gestation Chart
Maxine Kinne

A doe bred in

Is due 

Subtract the left number
from the date she is bred
(the right number in leap years)

January June

-1 or -2

February July

  0 or -1

March August

-3

April September

-3

May October

-3

June November

-3

July December

-3

August January

-3

September February

-3

October March

-1 or -2

November April

-1 or -2

December May

-1 or -2


Examples:
* A doe bred on Sept. 15 is due about Feb.12.
* A doe bred on Oct. 14 is due about March 13 in a regular
   year or March 12 in a leap year.

Gestation length may vary up to 5 or 6 days on either
side of the 150-day average. Watch for signs of labor
starting a week before the 150-day due date.

 



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