nubian gave birth to 3 and has no milk

Discussion in 'Health & Wellness' started by sixshooterfarm, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. sixshooterfarm

    sixshooterfarm New Member

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    Oct 18, 2007
    Valley Springs, Ca
    Ok, got an email from a guy who's nubian doe gave birth to 3 bucklings, her very first freshening she had 5, yes 5 babies. Well he says she has no milk whatso ever and usually she has lots of milk, this is her fourth birth. If any one has reasons and causes as to why she dosent have any milk please let me know, thanks,Rachel
     
  2. goathappy

    goathappy New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Illinois
    If she wasn't fed well enough during the last couple weeks of pregnancy, that can mean no milk. Also, I've heard that sometimes milk fever or ketosis can stop production. Is she eating or acting normal at all? Does/did she have literally no milk? Or just very little?