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  • Joined Jan 2019
Salt links for goats
« on: July 19, 2022, 04:03:38 pm »
Hi.  Just wondering which salt lick people would recommend for goats. TIA


  • Joined Sep 2011
  • West Yorks
Re: Salt links for goats
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2022, 07:46:05 pm »
We use 'Red' Rockies, for copper, used to be actually coloured, but apparently EU wasn't happy, so they are white(ish).


  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: Salt links for goats
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2022, 08:34:22 pm »
My adults have (in addition to the white/red Rockie) also a Zinc rockie (helps with skin issues). The Zinc one comes only in the big version (and a pack of two). But we have put thick fencing wire through the hole and looped them over the hurdles. Works well and the goats use both licks!

White (previously red) Rockie is the minimum needed, as said above.


  • Joined Jan 2019
Re: Salt links for goats
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2022, 09:35:48 am »
Many thanks

Lesley Silvester

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: Salt links for goats
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2022, 11:32:12 pm »
Mine had a yellow Rockie because I didn't know the difference when I bought it and I wasn't going to waste it. It was a huge one so lasted years.


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