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Feed for lactating does

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Just curious what everyone's feeding schedule is with lactating does. I usually do a grain and alfalfa pellet mix twice a day with orchard grass. Wonder if I can add anything else to help.
Thank you
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I do 3 parts grain, 1 part alfalfa pellets, and 1 part black oil sunflower seeds once or twice a day. I give between 2 and 4 cups of this mixture depending on the doe's body condition and milk production.
My does browse all day and get orchard grass in the winter.
Is your goat doing well on that? I'm a big supporter of don't fix what ain't broke.
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Mine are doing well I know some people use special grains but I just use Purina. Forgot to mention they browse the pasture too.
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