Kidding Record

Explanations in red. Click here for kidding record to print and use.

Dam's Name
 
 

Parity #                                               

Breeding Date(s):

Due Date(s):

Delivery Date:

Time (a.m. or p.m.)

Dystocia: Yes   No  (type, if known)

Sire's Name
 
Parity is the pregnancy number. First-timer, 1st parity. Second-time kidding, 2nd parity.
It's helpful to note the exact time of day  the kidding occurred.
I have always used a 150-day gestation chart to estimate the due date.
  
Name

Sex   M  F             Tattoo:

Color

Weight                   NPGA #

Cannon:                 Age measured

Withers:                Age measured

Name

Sex   M  F             Tattoo:

Color

Weight                   NPGA #

Cannon:                 Age measured

Withers:                Age measured

Name

Sex   M  F             Tattoo:

Color

Weight                   NPGA #

Cannon:                 Age measured

Withers:                Age measured

 
Space for 3 kids in the litter. Immediately circle each kid's gender and record its birth weight and tattoo designation.
When kids' cannons and withers are measured, include the age at which they were measured.
 
Description of Events:
 
Record everything about the birth, from first signs of labor to delivery of the placenta. Write down the time everything happens - you will never remember after the excitement is over! I record all this information in the barn notebook and transcribe it to this form later.
 
 
 

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