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Teach a Goat Kid to Drink Milk From a Pan

Learn how to teach a bottle-fed goat kid to drink milk from a pan in a few simple steps.

| April/May 2000

  • Goat kids drinking milk from a pan
    It's not hard to teach a bottle-fed goat kid to drink milk from a pan.

  • Goat kids drinking milk from a pan

This is an easy way to train a goat kid to drink milk from a pan. 

It's not hard to teach a bottle-fed goat kid to drink milk from a pan, if you use the technique recommended by Laura Underwood of Missouri Valley, Iowa. Laura simply holds a rubber nipple's large end down in a shallow container of milk at feeding time. As the kid sucks on the familiar nipple, it learns to drink head down . . . and the young animal is fully dish trained after only two or three sessions.

Laura Underwood
Missouri Valley, Iowa
(Country Lore, November 1974)

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