Taking young billies off mom

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gww1, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. gww1

    gww1 New Egg

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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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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sorry, I don't know anything about goats.
     
  3. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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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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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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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.
    All the best
    CT
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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