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Old 04-08-2011, 01:22 PM   #1
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Husband work just called they have a damaged shipment for us of carrots!!! I will be shredding some for the chickens and hubby wondered if the goats could have some? There are cases worth that are good but I don't even think I could can all these for our use and the chicken shredded. I am assuming that they would need to be shredded?


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Old 04-08-2011, 01:24 PM   #2
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Shredded or chopped small probably. Just don't give them too much too fast. You could dehydrate them.

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Old 04-08-2011, 01:27 PM   #3
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Yes, they can eat carrots, give in small amounts because any sudden change of diet can upset their rumens.. carrots store well in a cool dark place..
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Old 04-08-2011, 03:15 PM   #4
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Ours love carrots. We just give them to the goats one at a time (and only one). They run around like they have cigars in their mouths. I had to tell my Dad not to give them so many; carrots like beets and spinach, they are high in iron which is a copper blocker.
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