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What to feed my ND goats??

Discussion in 'Feeding Time - Goats' started by PattyNH, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. Mar 31, 2019
    junkman

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    I have the vet coming to our farm tomorrow for a scheduled visit
     
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    OneFineAcre

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    What kind of hay are you feeding the wethers ?
    I wouldn't increase the grain for wethers.
     
  3. Mar 31, 2019
    junkman

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    Second cut grass hay
     
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    OneFineAcre

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    I would add some alfalfa pellets instead of increasing the grain.
     
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    Thank you
     
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    junkman

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    (Update)
    The vet was here today and the goats all check out fine, they got their yearly shots and an overall checkup, the wormer worked ,and she said they didn't have cocsidia, I miss understood her when she did the feces test.
     
  7. May 22, 2019
    breezy2u

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    I don't give hay in the summer. I have an acre and a half field brimming with grass and browse and hay is expensive by the bail. I give them grain in the evening, but nothing during the day. Why do they need hay if they have a pasture?
     
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    OneFineAcre

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    I wrote that in November.
     
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    breezy2u

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    The questions is valid no matter when you posted it. I need to know if I am harming my goats by making them eat grass instead of hay.