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Something with a good protein level of about 16-18% once or twice a day, about a cup or 2. You could try calf manna added in as well (I've heard about that here)... what are you feeding now?
 

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Something with a good protein level of about 16-18% once or twice a day, about a cup or 2. You could try calf manna added in as well (I've heard about that here)... what are you feeding now?
I feed hay, alfalfa pellet, sweet feed, and free choice minerals. I just added black oil sunflower seeds two days ago.

I have had him for a few months and I just can't fatten him up. He was skinny when I got him from a lady that just had him for her kids to play with, but really didn't know what to feed him. The only thing she was feeding him was chicken feed.
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I agree a fecal is always a good idea. You could also give Dyne and beet pulp can help add some weight. How is his Famacha?
 
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It's on the expensive side but would probably be good for your situation (they do have smaller bags but this is more cost effective), until someone else chimes is with a more natural way that would be balanced, I'd say give that a try... it's high in protien so use it as an additional feed...
 

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It can take some time for him to fatten up, especially after being on a diet of chicken feed. I would definitely change to a 16% goat feed as mentioned
 
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