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  1. Beginners Goat Raising
    I have a 2.5 month old kid that keeps getting alfalfa pellets in the sides of her mouth, I have pulled them out and got bit. Can she choke on them ? The pellets are softened when I pull them out but not all the way. She looks like a chipmunk. Thank you all.
  2. Goat Management
    When calculating how much feed to give a dairy goat, do alfalfa and beet pulp pellets count in that calculation? For example I heard that a good place to start is one pound of grain per three pounds of milk being produced. So if I'm feeding my does a mixture of alfalfa pellets, oats, beet...
  3. Goat Management
    What do you feed your does on the milk stand? I’m putting together a mix for my does and have thought of putting Alfalfa pellets, black oil sunflower seeds and grain tossed in molasses. I’m worried this mix would have too much phosphorus, and not enough calcium. Any thoughts on how to balance...
  4. Goat Management
    I have a 4 month old ND doe, and a 6 wk old Saanen/ND doe. Both are on free choice hay (not alfalfa hay) and a cup of grain each per day. This summer they will have some access to forage. I'm thinking of adding alfalfa pellets to their diets soon? Maybe half a cup alfalfa, half a cup grain, per...
  5. Goat Management
    I have recently added alfalfa pellets and black oil sunflower seeds to my grain ration. The question is how much of each should I be feeding? My does are four and five months old now (kinders if you don't know) and they are on forage (when they will venture into the woods), some sort of hay...
  6. Beginners Goat Raising
    I grabbed 4 - 40lb. bags today while tired and distracted that looked like an off-brand from what I usually get which was sold out. It's always sold out, maybe due to a hard winter's demand? So it was this or nothing. Dumped it all into the can and after chores noticed something is up and gave...
  7. Goat Management
    Hey, all! Back in 2012 when we started, my mom and I both had ADGA memberships. Mine was a junior membership, and I could use her herd name and tattoo numbers. Now that I'm a regular member I've been told by ADGA that I can still use her herd name and tattoo numbers, which is awesome. But I...
  8. Goat Management
    We give beet pulp to our horses and alfalfa pellets for our goatie girls. I've read that beet pulp is also beneficial for goats. Has anyone had experience with this? Since we already get it for the horses, I was thinking of adding it to their alfalfa. Thoughts, suggestions?
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