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Message Title: ? for those who have bottle feed
Author: Dave  Posted: 06\08\2001 22:55
Location: MN
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I have a little one who is 6 days old today. I had him in 8 oz. feedings for the first two days every 4 hours, then 14 oz. every 4 hours for the next 3 days, and today his 6th day I gave him 18 oz. and he won't eat until the 6th hour of the day. I'm having a hard time understanding this one. Yesterday and today I have let him run around outside in the corral. I thought that alone would give him appetite. His stools are good - I have seen some hay in them, I figure thats because I bring him inside in the evening into a little hay paddock. I've been giving him a little dab of probiotic every morning and have noticed him eating dirt. He looks good but sometimes looks a little shaky walking or standing. I just don't want him to go downhill. Any suggestions on why he might not want to eat as often. Please give me some advise!