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Mummyhen

  • Joined May 2020
Salt lick help
« on: November 10, 2020, 09:11:20 pm »
Iam a new member, just got my first goats, two 5 month old kids, so cute. Bought mineral block, but vet said , junk food too high in sugar, kids just need salt.
I've bought Himalayan salt rock, do I let kids have access 24/7, any advice would be appreciated.
Thanks

Scarlet.Dragon

  • Joined May 2015
  • Aberdeenshire
Re: Salt lick help
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2020, 09:40:11 pm »
Yes, give them full time access; they won't use it for months and months and months, then they'll suddenly decide it has to be devoured in a weekend... then you'll get another one and it will remain untouched for months and months and months...
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think is practical and expecting more than others think is possible.

Womble

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Stirlingshire, Central Scotland
Re: Salt lick help
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2020, 11:24:29 pm »
You could try putting a "DO NOT LICK" sign on it. That should encourage them to try it?  ;)
"All fungi are edible. Some fungi are only edible once." -Terry Pratchett

 

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