Mini buck baby goat 3 wks.that needs feed Mother 2Ft. high : LUSENET : ACountryPlace : One Thread

Need help feeding a MINI baby buck 3 weeks old. I read on the regular size goats but he is a Mini mini sized. Mother might be 2 ft. high and she had 3 one died. Orginal owner wants them gone. Feed grain, milk,shots and etc. would behelpful ...I have no cows.Thanks

-- Helene (, April 12, 2004


Well for now you are going to have to feed cows milk, or milk replacer from the feed store. It says on the package how much to feed. I would also look in the paper under livestock for sale, and start calling ads for goats, someone is bound to have milk for sale.

Little bit Farm

-- Little Bit Farm (, April 12, 2004.

I am moving Gayle's answer over here and deleting the redundant post.

"Maybe you could find someone near you with goats that would sell you some milk. Then you could bottle feed it. If not, you could probably give it calf starter.

-- Gayle in KY (, April 12, 2004.

-- Little Bit Farm (, April 12, 2004.

Make sure you're keeping good hay and cracked grain or creep feed available along with water, as he should be nibbling fairly well by now. After 4 weeks or so, in my experience, if you don't fill them up with too much milk you'll be able to wean them fairly quickly.

-- Judy (, April 16, 2004.

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