Date: 2001-03-20 10:40:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Premie Kits
For Meg @ ChaoticFer8s.....
You may be right about Chaotic Wonder's kits being
post-mature... but there is little doubt Calliope's were
The way I establish due dates is from the first day the jill
and hob are together. I only leave them together for 2-3 days
depending on "activity" levels. And I count 42 days from the
first day... and leave a 3 day window.
IF both jills actually impregnated the first day breeding and
both gave birth Sunday... Chaotic Wonder would have carried
for 45 days... and Calliope 40. I don;t know if I actually
mentioned it in the origional email or not but Chaos had only
2 kits and Calli had 5 so litter size may play a factor as
well, but there is no getting around that it is impossible
Calli carried more than 40 days... possibly 38 or 39.
Of Calli's kits a couple were having breathing problems at
first but so far seem to be okay.