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"Goat Wipes"

Homemade baby wipes

For use on humans as well as animals....

I like to keep homemade "goat wipes" on hand in the barn for cleaning up goatbaby butts, or does during that "leaking time" after they've given birth, or just to wipe my hands.  You can also use these as udder wipes since the essential oils give it an antibacterial quality.

To make your own goatwipes, find a food storage container (a coffee can will rust) that will hold a roll of paper towels that have been cut in half.   Use only Bounty paper towels, anything else will just become a mushy mess.  Cut a roll in half with a bread knife.  Remove the cardboard  tube.  In the container mix:

(I used to add commercial teat dip in the hope that it would give it an antibacterial quality, but when mixed, the dip's strength dissipates quickly so it's really just a waste of money.)

Place the half paper towel roll into the container, remove it, turn it over, and place it back in.  To use your wipes, remove them from the center of the roll.

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