NFU Mutual Smallholding Insurance

Author Topic: Market for boy kids from dairy?  (Read 10916 times)


  • Joined Sep 2012
  • NW Highlands
    • Facebook
Re: Market for boy kids from dairy?
« Reply #45 on: July 15, 2015, 10:34:22 pm »
our boys get hay over winter with a little bit of concentrate and grass etc through the summer and we send them off at 1 yr old, not a huge kill weight (14-15kgs) but we have introduced a Boer billy so hoping this years kids will fatten up a bit quicker

With your billy if you send away at 1 year you will double that weight !!!

I can't wait to see how this lot turn out verdifish, we've got orders for goat meat starting again in March so that will be 7 months-ish.
my next dairy boy goes to the abattoir in 2 weeks.
keeper of goats, sheep, pigs, ducks, chickens, turkeys, dogs, cats, goldfish and children, just don't ask me which is the most work!
Voss Electric Fence


male dairy goat kids wanted to rear

Started by littlemisspiggy!

Replies: 1
Views: 1414
Last post June 08, 2011, 11:38:53 pm
by ballingall
Goat mix or Cow dairy nuts?

Started by egglady

Replies: 16
Views: 9871
Last post October 17, 2011, 10:42:21 pm
by Hopewell
How much dairy nuts to feed.

Started by Joseph

Replies: 3
Views: 1762
Last post December 03, 2011, 04:56:12 pm
by Joseph
suddenly off dairy nuts...

Started by Bumblebear

Replies: 13
Views: 3816
Last post September 10, 2012, 11:02:05 pm
by Mad Goatwoman of Madeley
peets dairy 18 nuts

Started by sokel

Replies: 23
Views: 6380
Last post December 03, 2012, 09:37:38 pm
by Anke

Forum sponsors

FibreHut Energy Helpline Thomson & Morgan Time for Paws Scottish Smallholder & Grower Festival Little Peckers

© The Accidental Smallholder Ltd 2003-2020. All rights reserved.

Design by Furness Internet

Site developed by Champion IS