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  1. Goat Management
    Can we start a thread sharing our feeding regimens for our herds? Obviously everyone should decide what works best for their own goats, but I think it would be helpful to have a standard to look at and compare, especially for newer goat herders. What to share: - What you feed (grain, hay...
  2. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello all! I am very new to goats. I had two Nigerian pygmy goat wethers arrive on Friday, they boys are absolutely adorable! However there seems to be a lot of different information on them. Now I was told that wethers should not have grain On a regular basis due to UC. But that they always...
  3. 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...
  4. Goat Management
    Hi there. I’m a new goat owner and new to the forum. I picked up two Boer/Kiko cross bucklings that are 9 weeks. They have access to hay and browse. I’ve been trying to find the correct amount of feed to give them a day. I don’t want to overfeed. They’ve been getting less than a cup a...
  5. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi, We are new to goats and have 3 Nigerian does that will be arriving in about a week. One is in milk. I am struggling to come up with the best feeding routine for them. They are in a large pen, but there isn't much grass out there this time of year. Lot of fallen leaves and some brush. I...
  6. Health & Wellness
    We got our first goats six weeks ago. They are Nigerian dwarf weathers. They are 15 weeks old. They are feed costal Bermuda hay and Purina Noble Goat Grower 16% Medicated feed. I have three questions. 1. I am giving them each 1/4 cup of feed morning and night. Is this a good amount for dwarf...
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