Thanks for the help, goat looks great!

Discussion in 'Goat Management' started by Dreamchaser, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. Dreamchaser

    Dreamchaser New Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    Camp Verde, AZ
    Here is the one "project goat" who is a registered alpine. She needed some TLC, as I have never seen one this bad before. She was very thin, and terrible wirey hair.

    Here is some before pictures:

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    Here she is now. I wish the lighting was better so you could all see how shiny and sleek her coat is now.

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    I give her a mix of Farmer's Best ram and ewe, alfalpha pellets, lactating goat, black oil sunflower seeds and timothy hay/pasture. She gets her Purina goat minerals free-fed.
     
  2. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    Wow she looks great.... :thumb: good job.... :thumbup: :hug:
     

  3. AlaskaBoers

    AlaskaBoers New Member

    May 6, 2008
    Wasilla Alaska
  4. HoosierShadow

    HoosierShadow Senior Member

    Apr 19, 2010
    Central Kentucky
    She looks GREAT! The black oil sunflower seeds - where do you get those? We feed medicated goat feed, and have loose mineral, but I have a doe whose coat looks a bit rough. We don't know if that's just her, or if she is lacking something. But I've heard good things about the black oil sunflwoer seeds.
     
  5. Itchysmom

    Itchysmom New Member

    Apr 2, 2010
    Washington
    Such a difference! Good job! She is a pretty girl.
     
  6. Dreamchaser

    Dreamchaser New Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    Camp Verde, AZ
    I got these at (dare I say it?) Walmart. I got the ones that are coated with vitamins. They were a bit more expensive than plain black oil sunflower seeds at my feed store though.
     
  7. mnspinner

    mnspinner New Member

    477
    Aug 13, 2008
    I get my BOSS at Walmart too!
     
  8. Lexibot

    Lexibot New Member

    326
    Jul 27, 2010
    Missouri
    Oh.. wow, she's so lovely, I wish I could pet her :)