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Well, I'm not sure what kind of tips you're looking for, or what you already know about bottle feeding.

But here's a few tips about how I bottlefeed all my babies ...

Make sure the milk is WARM - they baby CAN get colic if it's to cool

Don't "overfeed" ~ you don't want to worry about overeating disorder

Make sure the baby is lonely - you should have atleast one other goat with it (a gentle one)

Make sure the baby is staying warm - as long as it sleeps with another goat it should be fine, but you might want to put a kid sweater on it at night if you're not sure

Try to pull the bottle away as soon as the milk is all - you don't want the baby to suck air

Keep the bottle vertical ~ at an angle that is "natural" to the baby - just like if it was nursing from mamma. INfact, most the time they kneel on their front legs to nurse - so this is how you want to bottle feed - that way it's as natural of a position as possible.

Rub/Pet the baby's back legs/butt/tail area when feeding - this stimulates them, their mother would normally do this

If you see any poo stuck on their butt (or even if you don't see any, this is still a good thing to do) - take a damp cloth or wipe and wipe their butt with it - to keep the area clean and to stimulate them to poo/pee - normally their mother licks them off and does this.

Feed the more frequently - in lesser amounts, INSTEAD of large amounts less frequently - it'll help them to digest everything easier and better, and keep them satisfied longer. So like every 2-3 hours when they're really young, then you can decrease feedings once they get older.

Well, if I think of any more tips - I'll post them, hope this was helpful to you and what you're looking for :D
 
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