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  1. Beginners Goat Raising
    Have I asked this before? I don't know... If you are curious to my nursery I'm now running read on, but I just wanted to get everyone's input on how often they have fed their own bottle babies. We are currently on a 4 hour rotation but I don't see where there would be an issue with a six...
  2. Beginners Goat Raising
    We are getting two Nigerian dwarf goats in the next couple of days that will need to be bottle fed. We don't have access to goat's milk so we need to use something else. There is SO much controversy over goat milk replacer vs whole cow's milk. I'm so confused and frustrated and don't know which...
  3. Goat Management
    I am getting two Oberhasli babies in a few weeks and will be bottle-feeding them. I have done this before using a powdered milk replacer and had no problems at all, but I have noticed a number of posts recommending whole cows milk or a homemade formula based on cows milk. Suggestions?
  4. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello everyone, There is always a lot of talk about when to wean and I am curious to the different methods of introducing grain, hay and minerals and reducing/eliminating milk replacer. I have two, 2 1/2 month old Alpine kids (a doe and a soon to be wether). They have been eating hay...
  5. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello all! I'm new here, so go easy on me.(; Three or so days ago, we went to auction and purchased two one-week-old Nubian bucklings. I've never had goats before (despite always wanting them), but my stepdad has a ton of experience with them and so we're going off of what we've been told, what...
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