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FarmWheller

  • Joined Aug 2020
Goat minerals
« on: August 27, 2020, 05:26:31 pm »
Hello all,
I was wondering what mineral mixes/licks you would recommend? I have one soon-to-be-milker and a young whether.
I'd prefer organic if possible but am open to hearing about anything that anyone has found helpful and more suited to the UK - most of the information I seem to find online seems to be based in the USA (very low selenium) or Australia (low in everything - based off of Pat Coleby's work)

Thanks!

Mad Goatwoman of Madeley

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: Goat minerals
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2020, 12:26:08 am »
I found Caprivite had the best results. Just a little added to their feeds.

Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: Goat minerals
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2020, 07:29:31 am »
What used to be Red Rockies as a lick in their pen (Mini size), they are white now (but still Rockies). I also offer seaweed, just a handful every so often, I now know some of mine who will always polish it off and others never... You will struggle to get organic seaweed though, I just use the NAF ones now.


I also have some baking soda, again offer every so often, more in spring and early summer as then grass is fresh and more likely to cause mild bloat.

 

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