The bottle-feeding process is easier than you might think. Plus, it ensures proper nutrition and forms more docile milk goats. Lisa Seger gives a detailed primer on bottle feeding goats by choice or by necessity through week 12.
She covers what to feed, the frequency of it and includes instructions for bottle-feeding as the kid grows.
Source: Hobby Farms, May 22, 2017.
These are rough guidelines for raising kids with limited time and resources. We devised these to help working folks fit bottle raising into busy schedules. There is no right or wrong way to bottle feed, as long as your kids are eating well and gaining weight. They should put on about 10 pounds a month on average.
INSIGHTS: Like chickens, goats are another animal that are increasingly visible in urban areas. The U.S. goat population is heavily concentrated in the Southwest. There were 2,621,514 goats in the country in 2012, the year of the most recent USDA Agricultural Census.