Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Leslie Honcoop
  • Female
  • Lynden WA
  • United States
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Singleton Nursing...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leslie Honcoop Apr 28. 2 Replies

I have a buckling who is a week old. We lost his sister (that's another post) so he is alone. We had a rough start with momma (FF) not wanting him...was 5 hours before he nursed much...but now he is…Continue

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Leslie Honcoop replied to Leslie Honcoop's discussion Singleton Nursing...
"Ok! Thanks for the explanation! It makes sense to me now. I won't be milking the doe so she can just keep making what the baby needs. When I first had goats, I was over-feeding them -- killing them with kindness as they say -- so I am a little…"
Apr 28
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Leslie Honcoop's discussion Singleton Nursing...
"There is nothing to look for. It's just what happens.  The fat kid isn't really problematic because like any mama-fed baby, it's not so much fat as it is just growing super fast because it's getting so much milk. So it will…"
Apr 28
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Singleton Nursing...

I have a buckling who is a week old. We lost his sister (that's another post) so he is alone. We had a rough start with momma (FF) not wanting him...was 5 hours before he nursed much...but now he is nursing well, though he does have a side preference which we are having to manage. Fortunately, he will eat on the other side -- but we have to remind him to do it now and then.On another post regarding nursing a singleton Deborah said: "You really should be milking the doe with a single. Otherwise…See More
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At 8:45am on April 25, 2020, Aimelyn Trasmonte Pael said…

Hello Leslie! Welcome to the group!

 
 
 

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