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  1. Health & Wellness
    I’m looking for a good “mash” recipe for my goats like I feed to my chickens. The chickens absolutely come running for it. The chicken mix is 1 part BOSS, 1 part Manna Pro pellets, to 3 parts scratch; THEN take 1 part of that mix, add to 3 parts pelleted layer feed. I make in big...
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    In 7 days I'm going to go pick up my registered Nubian doelings Chilli and Pepper depending on the pair I choose they will be 2-3 weeks old they're bottle fed and I will be continuing to bottle feed when I get them. The breeder is supplying me with bottles, nipples, and milk. My problem is once...
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    We just brought home a new milking doe, and because of a late-night situation etc., we did not adjust her feed gradually, but just switched from a bagged feed to our own barley/oats/BOSS mix. (The girls have free choice of alfalfa, mineral blend, kelp, baking soda, dolomite, and grass hay.)...
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    I just read an article on dairy goat feeding where the writer said that feeding kids to grow fast would cause them to have shorter lives. Do you buy that? I would love to hear some personal experience or insight. Thanks in advance.
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    What is anyone's experience with gestational feeding as it affects kid birthweight? Most of my does are 70-90 days bred, and I'm beginning to wonder if feeding them too much would cause the birthweights of their kids to be higher, and potentially cause trouble at kidding. I'm feeding a...
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