Feed

Kids: It is important to understand when raising young goats and kids that they are still growing and developing and will continue to do so until around 2 years old. Kids 0-9 weeks old should receive milk or milk replacement. The amount they receive varies so it is important to develop a plan and feeding schedule in advance to make sure they get the right amount of milk. Attached is a chart that will help you decide how much milk your kid should be getting. Along with weight, age should be taken into account of your feeding plan. A dam-raised kid may be weaned at 8-12 weeks old. When they are weaned they must be able to have access to hay or graze and loose minerals 24/7. In addition, they should be fed some form of grain (barley, [Continue...]