Red Rubber Teats
How to Use
If the milk flow seems too slow, take a Pocket Scalpel (or other sharp knife) and enlarge the “X” slit in the end of the teat. Be careful! Do NOT cut the end too large or the milk will constantly leak out.
Cannot be used on soda pop bottles.
Do NOT leave empty bottles or bucket feeders in the orphan pen. Lambs and kids will chew on nipples (in an attempt to feed) and damage the teats. A habit that is not easily reversed.
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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Christine V from North Carolina
These red rubber teats seem well made but my lambs preferred the natural latex teats at 20 days of age. I bought both kinds because the rubber is supposed to be tougher, and is, but so far I am keeping my lambs on the softer teats. They are 28 days old now. I will have to try the rubber teats again because the lambs do try to chew.
Arden/rocky S from Kansas
Durable and easy to use.
Leanne A from Missouri
Difficult for very young kids but perfect teat for older kids, especially those that fight over the bucket teats. Durable and long lasting.
Caryl B from Virginia
I switch to these rubber nipples when the lambs start biting holes in the latex nipples, unless the lambs are particularly small, then I just sigh and keep replacing the latex nipples until they get a mouth big enough to use the rubber. The lamb seems to need to be a certain size mouth before they can use the rubber nipples. I also watch the lambs, to make sure all have managed to figure out the rubber nipples, before just hanging the bucket and walking away. I've also found that if the lambs are getting enough milk, that is when they tend to destroy the rubber nipples on me. I found it was important, if it is free choice milk, that the milk is always there. However, there was this one lamb who would go through a nipple in one use--I just elected to wean that lamb earlier and all was well.
Kirk & Kellie M from Texas
We have used these nipples for two weeks now and they are holding up fine. Our issue is that one was sent with a larger slit in the tip which has caused some consistant leakage. We would still recommend, they are working well for our six bottle babies. The system has lightened our work load.