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  1. Introductions
    I am new to this whole goat mom thing. I have two Pygmy/Nigerian babies. One is a buckling and the other is a doeling. Right now I am weaning them from the bottle. They are down to one bottle a day. They are eating plenty of hay and I have been giving them 1 cup of Dumor goat pellets twice a...
  2. 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...
  3. Goat Management
    So I've gone a year without any grains at all and making my girls hustle for their food and so far it's working quite well. Well except for one goat who has gotten skinny :( we're already feeding her extra cause she gives us about a gallon and a half a day and is still nursing on top of that, we...
  4. Goat Management
    Hi there, At a vet's recommendation, I attempted to add Availa Z/M ( a zinc and manganese supplement) to our dairy goats milking feeds. This is the only time I have EVER seen them turn their noses up to the all hallowed sweet feed. I have attempted to mix it with molasses and oats, and even...
  5. Health & Wellness
    I start noticed that people don't feed grains to their goats. I did feed my goats with grain and cracked corn, and little bit of Goats mineral in the fed. I couldn't get them eat the rock of minerals, to them it seem a toy to play with. So I found other way to get minerals in their body, is mix...
  6. Goat Management
    Hello, sorry I've been MIA for some time. Life gets crazy. Here is the Excel file calculator my husband made for me. There is one line of fake info entered to show how it works. Hope someone finds it helpful :) Well, I can't upload an excel file. Any suggestions? I guess I could email it...
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