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What snacks can I safely give to goats? I have adopted three rescue goats. One is wild as a March hare, I plan to start sitting in their pen for fifteen minutes three times daily. I'm hoping if I give her treats, she will start coming to me and letting me handle her. Right now I can't get with in ten feet of her.
 

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Besides the treats they have at Tractor Supply.. I suggest the two treats most goats love; animal crackers, and raisens.
I recommend keeping them in the barn and sit with them until you gain their trust. It may take a few days or up to a week. They LOVE animal crackers!
 

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I usually give animal crackers, raisins, and little shreds of alfalfa cubes. But they also like apples, grapes, and little carrot pieces.
 

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Oh yeah bananas & skin! Corn husks. They steal from each other.
They kill for either if I come out with them & just say "Who wants banana?" Or "Corn husk".
 

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i would give mine the licorice flavored treats from tractor supply in a small bowl. I tried to introduce them to new choices: raisins, bananas, mini saltines and goldfish crackers. They wanted none of them. I put those same treats in their special treat bowl and now they love them.
 

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We make oatmeal apple bars, they love em!
 

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Mine LOVE ginger snaps, donuts, bread, graham crackers, Vanilla wafers and flavored horse treats. They do not like veggies.

I make my own treats sometimes using a variety of ingredients including applesauce, oatmeal, whole grain flour, shredded carrots, oil and whatever else is handy and able to be eaten by a goat. I bake them at a low temp for a few hours, until they are dry and treat-hard.
 

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Mine LOVE ginger snaps, donuts, bread, graham crackers, Vanilla wafers and flavored horse treats. They do not like veggies.

I make my own treats sometimes using a variety of ingredients including applesauce, oatmeal, whole grain flour, shredded carrots, oil and whatever else is handy and able to be eaten by a goat. I bake them at a low temp for a few hours, until they are dry and treat-hard.
That's so funny, I thought my NDs were just weird for not liking veggies, but they nearly plow me down if ever I go out to the barn with a ginger snap or a nilla wafer in my hand! They are very very picky so I have a limited selection for treats. I've even spent an afternoon baking them yummy treats just like you described with oatmeal and honey and a bunch of other goodies, and the little snots turned up their noses at them! It looks like I'll be having to share my cookies with them until I find something new they will like as a special treat, haha!
 

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My goats will trample you for anything! A treat, a scratchie, a chance to chew my ponytail...
Mine lovvveeee bread...raisins...leaves (its autumn and I can't keep enough in their pen! Who needs a leafvac lol...one ate a bite of apple once, but that's it ...but what they do like, oh they will let you know!
 

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Mine LOVE the horse apple treats from tractor supply. They eat nicker makers and dobbins ( I think that's what they're called) the dobbins treats also come in peppermint and carrot but they love the apple ones!
 

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Dried fruits some herbs pumpkins rice cakes even fruit juices in a small bowl goats are not as picky as u think mine will try an eat the box it came in. There are a few treats that i got of a site but ill have do look again but there very healthy for there stomachs an they get the copper an other vitamins they need an they love it.

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