How to keep the boys out of the grain?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Dorothy1324, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Dorothy1324

    Dorothy1324 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well this is just something that keeps crossing my mind but i am wondering how you all keep the boys out of the grain?
    our newest members on the farm are 3 nigerian Dwarf goats a Mom and her 2 bucklings who will be 8 weeks old may 1st and i will weather them then. So my question is how am i suppose to give mom the grain a Doe needs while keeping the weathers out of it as they are not suppose to have it. Wondering what you all do.
    I do know thy can have a little grain just not a lot.
     
  2. Broke Down Ranch

    Broke Down Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Separate them out of mom's pen. That would be the easiest solution [​IMG] Or bring mom in to another area when it's feeding time.
     
  3. Dorothy1324

    Dorothy1324 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well this may also sound silly but at this point they are free range as we live a quarter of a mile of the road and we want them to clean up brush we do have a fence and gate so if we have to fence them for any reason we can. so maybe i could just keep the Boys in the fenced in area untill mom finishes her grain.
     
  4. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    My does only get grain when they are up on the milkstand, so no one else has access to it.
     

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