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hay for buck goats

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by hunt, Sep 22, 2013.

  1. hunt

    hunt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm wondering out of fescue and bermuda hay what is the best for billy goats i know that alfalfa is to high in protien for billys
     
  2. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    A lot of people do feed their bucks alfalfa with no problems. Some people says it causes them to get urinary stones. That only happens if their calcium/phosphorus ratio is way off.

    I just feed my bucks a timothy hay. In fact, everyone gets the same hay. The bucks get a little grain, though that is mostly to make them go running for their stalls rather than a big need for it. They also get free choice loose minerals (everyone does).
     
  3. hunt

    hunt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you know anything about fescue or bermuda hay though because they are the only two my feed mill sells
     
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Either one will be fine. Get whichever looks best
     

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