@sorrowthepig: yes she is still nursing but she is gradually getting weaned (by herself [i'm so proud]) she is starting to eat grass and weeds now. i cant believe how fast they grow up. and she is only 2 1/2 months old.
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@sorrowthepig: yes she is still nursing but she is gradually getting weaned (by herself [i'm so proud]) she is starting to eat grass and weeds now. i cant believe how fast they grow up. and she is only 2 1/2 months old.</div>
Good age to start weaning but she should still have some kid formula until she's 3 months and off completely by 4 months. Check her area for toxic plants (<a href="http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/goatlist.html" target="_blank">here's a long list</a>) and get her acclimated to having her feet handled now for hoof trimming later. She can start leash training now, too.<br><br><b>Edit: This toxic plants list is incomplete. Avocado leaves, tree bark, skins and pits are toxic to goats.</b>
ya i talked to a goat breeder (ugh ya i kno right) and she said to leave her on the bottle until she is 3 months old (which i planned to do anyways). i already checked the area before i even got her. im showing her at the county fair so her feet will be acclimated to be handled. i have already started to collar train her (don't worry it isnt a choke collar but im gonna have to use one at fair tho). i have even gotten her to back up on voice command (with a lil bit of pressure from the collar)
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