- to bring forth young —used of a sheep or goat
The alarm buzzed, rousing Breanna. She rolled over and slapped snooze. Three in the morning was too early to drag her butt out of bed. But it was her turn to watch. She dressed warmly, but even then, the cold wind went right through her as she stepped outside. Goats bleating greeted her once she was inside the barn. They flocked around her and she counted the new kids.
She looked at her tired brother. “Five?”
He yawned. “Yup.”
Breanna gathered one into her arms. It nuzzled her neck. Yean season meant little sleep, but the prize was worth it.