baby goats

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Lisa-baby goats, Nov 9, 2014.

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    Lisa-baby goats New Egg

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    We just rescued a set of twin goats from being killed and are bottle feeding them.They were 2 days old when we got them. They are now 1 week old. We have goats milk from another farmer and fresh cows milk. How much should we be giving them a day. Also what is the best feed to use for them?
     
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    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    How much do they weigh? That is how you calculate how much they should be eating. Overeating is just as bad as undereating.

    If you can keep getting the goat's milk, that is great. Whole cows milk is the next best thing. Do not feed them any kind of powdered milk replacer sold at farm stores. It is notorious for causing kids to develop severe diarrhea, which will quickly dehydrate them.
     

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