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Hi there everyone

I just purchased sweetlix meat maker loose minerals for my boys and switched from wind and rain. I try to change it daily and only provide a small amount because I know they don’t like it if it’s not fresh but it just doesn’t seem like they eat much of it.

Could this mean they don’t need it? I just worry if they are not eating their minerals. Any other recommendations to entice my boys to eat their minerals?

Also, they look healthy otherwise. I started giving Replamin Gel in August so maybe they don’t need as much in loose minerals? They also have a salt lick, cobalt block and selenium block.
 

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Some people think their goats will eat loose mineral like it is a feed. No. It is a seasoning, a condiment, if you will.

They'll lick at it from time to time, but they shouldn't be standing there eating it like it was grain.

Think of someone in your family slurping up a bowl of mayonnaise... Yeah.... something isn't right. But wanting some mayonnaise from time to time? Perfectly normal.
 
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