On Saturday our first time Alpine mother had twins, and one was very weak (buckled back legs) from the start, and the other was strong and healthy. Both are little girls, and these are our first babies! They are sooo cute! But in either case, the nanny doesn't have much of a bag at all, and also wasn't letting them nurse, although she did like them. We held her for about a day off an on, and she finally let them nurse on her own now. But they aren't getting enough food, they are always hungry. I did milk a bit of colostrum from a nanny that has plenty & had her twins 8 hours later than the first, and gave that to them, but she is a wild nanny & I can't hold her on my own. Last night we came home from Mass, and the litte weak kid had gotten stuck under part of the side wall of the barn (we since fixed it), I think she fell asleep there and then just was too weak to get out. She was barely breathing last night, and I milked the goats what I could (4 ounces), and brought her inside. My hubby and I were up for about 6 hours, with a tiny tube & syringe, slowly trying to get her warmed up and swallowing. She slowly swallowed more and more, and then finally, she raised her head and baaed, and I gave her the remaining 2 ounces in a baby bottle. But I ran out of milk, so I gave her some breastmilk in a bottle (I am pumping for my baby, to keep my production up, and normally freeze it), and she drank down 4 ounces of that. She is doing great today, and I moved her back outside, and have been bringing out a bottle here and there. The mother goat still has barely any milk, I don't think it is even enough for the one, let alone another. So I was wondering: I have all this frozen breastmilk, I have started giving it to the two kids here and there. Is this okay, is it good for them? They seem to be doing great on it... I know that goat milk and human milk are alot alike.... We also have calf replacer we could use, but it is medicated, and so I hesitated to use it. I believe it is medicated to prevent scours in calves. Thoughts?