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How to feed black oil sunflower seeds BOSS?

Discussion in 'Pasture, Hay, & Forages: Information & Management' started by WILLIFORD, Sep 28, 2018.

  1. Sep 28, 2018
    WILLIFORD

    WILLIFORD Ridin' The Range

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    I am new to the goat world. We just purchased 3 Nigerian dwarfs does in the last 2-3 months. One is a 3 year old who is in milk. The other two are only about 6 months old. My 3 year olds production seems to be a little on the low side. At best I am getting about 3 cups a day, this is the total from milking twice a day. She gets all the grain she can consume during the 2 milkings and has free choice quality alfalfa, plus free choice minerals, copper and baking soda. I have read that adding BOSS to her diet can help boost production. My question is should I be giving her whole sunflower seeds or is it necessary to give her already hulled seeds, and how much should I give her?