What to feed a 8 week old goat

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Easter eggers, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. Easter eggers

    Easter eggers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello does anyone know what to feed my 8-9 week old Pygmy goat? Do I just give her goat chow? Please help
     
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  2. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Hay, not just goat grain. Have you offered any hay at all for them to nibble on, even if they were being bottle fed?
     
  3. Easter eggers

    Easter eggers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No Im getting her today so I should get goat chow and alfalfa
     
  4. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Ahh, got it.

    You need to ask if the breeder has her completely weaned. And ask if you can purchase some food that she is already eating at the breeder's place. A bale of hay, some of the grain if the kid is getting it. That way you can adjust her to what you'll be feeding her slowly.
     

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