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If I take my young Billies, 2-4 weeks young away from nanny and bottle feed, will she continue to nurse the doeling and will it get more milk?
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Sorry, I don't know anything about goats.

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If what you're saying is she birthed 3 kids --2 billies and 1 doe, then yes. She will continue to produce the same amount of milk. Removing the other two kids won't cause her to stop lactating because the milk is still being taken by the other kid.

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Hi and welcome to BYC. I'm sure there is a goat thread out there somewhere - maybe posting there would be helpful.

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