How Do You Bottlefeed Goat Kids?

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How Do You Bottlefeed Goat Kids?

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• Prepare the milk. This might be cow’s milk (although it is best to try to avoid it because its fat content is much lower than goat’s milk, and it’s not as good for the babies), goat’s milk from a CAE-free lactating doe (see Tips), or a prepared formula. • Prepare two empty, 20-oz. Prepare two empty, 20-oz. bottles to be filled by putting a funnel at the top. • Pour the milk into each bottle, through the funnel, until the bottle is full. Pour the milk into each bottle, through the funnel, until the bottle is full. • Attach the nipples to the top of each bottle. Attach the nipples to the top of each bottle. • Offer one bottle to each kid, holding it at the level at which the doe’s teats would be available. Offer one bottle to each kid, holding it at the level at which the doe’s teats would be available. The kid is likely to take breaks from suckling about every 20 seconds or so, probably to release the suction in the bottle. Some nipples have a small tab on one side of the base, and yo