How to Feed Corn Syrup to Goats

Many times it happens when the mother goats (doe) reject their newborn kids for no reason, they do not even feed the kids. As a result, the kids do not get proper nourishment in the form of doe’s milk, which is main source of calcium and very essential for their bones. Due to this harsh and unusual attitude of the doe, the baby goat becomes weak with the passage of time. Therefore, you will have to take the responsibility of the baby goat. Milk the doe, pour its milk into baby bottle and feed the goat kid with it. Another thing you can do is, add some corn syrup to milk as it helps in overcoming the feeding problems of the kid. Moreover, the corn syrup provides the baby goat with extra energy, needed for growth, nourishment and development.

Instructions

  • 1

    Pour some raw goat milk into a boiling pot and bring it to boil over medium range of stove’s heat. Otherwise, simply dispense the milk into a bowl, place it in oven and heat it.

  • 2

    Heat it until the temperature reaches 103°F (39.44°C).

  • 3

    Replace the milk from heat, set on kitchen’s counter-top and add 3 tablespoons of corn syrup into it.

  • 4

    Stir the milk mixture until both ingredients incorporates well.

  • 5

    Pour it into a large baby bottle and seal it well by placing its lid at the top.

  • 6

    Remember that this bottle is not for your baby, so cut a medium X-shape in the tip of the bottle’s nipple. It allows the corn syrup mixture to pass through smoothly to the goat kid.

  • 7

    Now, carefully hold the kid in your lap, use your free hand to open its mouth and shove the bottle’s nipple into its mouth.

  • 8

    Do not disturb the flow of corn syrup and let the baby goat take its time in drinking it. If the baby goat faces some issues in the intake of the corn syrup, speak calmly to it and try to make some sucking sound with your mouth. This simple activity actually helps in encouraging the kid to drink it. This activity can be untidy, so use a piece of cloth or towel to clean to clean up all sort of mess.

  • 9

    Repeat this procedure for 3 to 4 times during the whole day.

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