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Equivalent_Metal_534 t1_iycc4s5 wrote

Is there ever an issue with the first litter nursing the milk of the second litter to the point that the second litter is under-developed to a degree?


PupsandKittens1512 OP t1_iyccalr wrote

Great question! No, mamas will make as much milk as is drunk, as long as they have the nutrients available. We just need to make sure she has lots of calorie intake as obviously growing babies and breast feeding at once is a big energy toll. We will also supplement the second little of kittens with colostrum to be sure. It’s certainly not ideal, but it happens in the ‘wild’ and it’s significantly more stressful to seperate the two of them.