Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Robin Arthun
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  • Worland, WY
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Cow's milk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle May 9. 1 Reply

I have orphan kids and a limited supply of goat milk. We have cows and lots of raw cow's milk (it's Angus which has a lot of butterfat). Is it okay to feed cow milk and if so, what percentage of…Continue

Bottle feeding

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle May 6. 4 Replies

I have a kid born yesterday and nursed. His mama isn't well today, so I'm trying to bottle feed this guy. He refuses! Help! Please and thanks.

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Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Robin Arthun's discussion Cow's milk
"We raised kids on 100 percent Jersey milk and they did fine. Just be sure the cow is free of Johnes, which goats can get. "
May 9
Robin Arthun posted a discussion

Cow's milk

I have orphan kids and a limited supply of goat milk. We have cows and lots of raw cow's milk (it's Angus which has a lot of butterfat). Is it okay to feed cow milk and if so, what percentage of total intake?
May 9
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Robin Arthun's discussion Bottle feeding
"You're welcome! So glad he figured it out so fast! That wasn't bad at all."
May 6
Robin Arthun replied to Robin Arthun's discussion Bottle feeding
"Lenny figured out the bottle! Whew!!!!! Thanks again for the links, Deborah!"
May 4
Robin Arthun replied to Robin Arthun's discussion Bottle feeding
"Thanks so much for for getting back to me so soon! We did try the Pritchard with no luck yet. He's just SO offended. (His brother is just the opposite: cuddly, easygoing, and sucks the bottle for all he's worth!)Went ahead and tubed His…"
May 3
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Robin Arthun's discussion Bottle feeding
"Kids do not just grab an artificial nipple and start sucking. It works best with a Pritchard teat because you use a flexible bottle, and you can squeeze it and drip the milk into the kids mouth until it starts sucking. Here's a video I created…"
May 3
Robin Arthun posted a discussion

Bottle feeding

I have a kid born yesterday and nursed. His mama isn't well today, so I'm trying to bottle feed this guy. He refuses! Help! Please and thanks.
May 3
Janie Hynson left a comment for Robin Arthun
"Welcome to the group, Robin! "
Feb 12
Robin Arthun is now a member of Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats
Feb 12

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If you already have goats, what's your herd name?
(don't have one)
If you have a website, what's the URL?
http://https://hayseedfiles.blogspot.com/

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At 10:34am on February 12, 2018, Janie Hynson said…

Welcome to the group, Robin! 

 
 
 


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