Bucket Teat Unit
Bucket teat units were first introduced to the USA by Premier over 30 years ago. They have been the "gold standard" design ever since.
Feed orphan lambs, goat kids and calves by attaching this unit to a square bucket. Teats sold separately. (See Accessories tab below.)
Use a bucket teat wrench to easily tighten or loosen the plastic gray "nut".
Additional washers (sold above) may also be needed when using thin-walled buckets.
Teats sold separately.
Why so low? When a young ruminent stretches out its neck to nurse, their esophagus elongates and forms a groove that carries the milk into the 4th stomach (the abomasum).
If the neck is not stretched, the milk falls into the first stomach instead of the 4th. But the first stomach is intended for grass and hay. It doesn’t digest milk well. A first stomach with too much milk enlarges to form a “potbelly”—and the lamb/kid can’t thrive.
Listed below are recommended optional components or related items. Your particular situation may require alternative recommendations. Please call and talk to our consultants if there are any questions at 800-282-6631.
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Andrew G from Kentucky
I was a little disappointed with these bucket test unit. I had trouble with them not wanting to seal off when I screwed them on the bucket, thankfully I ordered extra washers so on some of them I had to put two washers on in order to seal it off. Besides that I’m happy with it, it sure beats trying to use bottles.
Shelli W from Kentucky
Easy to use and easy to clean! Love them!
Lost Creek from Missouri
If you have bottle babies, this is the single best investment you can make. No more struggling with bottles and fighting with babies. Just pour the milk in the bucket and walk away.
Brad B from South Dakota
Great product. Really work well. Simple to install, simple to use. Makes feeding a breeze.
Jolene C from Minnesota
Excellent, would recommend for feeding lambs, no leaks, no mess! Recommend buying square bucket with lid...worry free.