FEEDING REQUIREMENTS FOR GRAZING GOATS

 

 

FEEDING REQUIREMENTS FOR GRAZING GOATS

There are differences in the kind of feed prepared for different types of purpose goats reared by the farmer. Some goat are kept majorly for the flesh while some are kept for the sole. Purpose of the hide and skin

 

Vitamin requirements for a Grazing goat is as follows.

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1. Goats require vitamins and minerals for proper growth

2. They require vitamin A, B, E and Knowledge ( fat soluble) and the water soluble vitamins.

3. C & B COMPLEX
Grazing goats satisfy their vitamin A Need from the carotenoids in green plants.
5. They obtain vitamin B by activating the skin sterol through the ultra violet rays of the sun
6. Vitamin E & K can be supplied from the green forage which the goats consumes

 

7. Most farm animals can synthesize vitamin C from glucose of man and other primates cannot.

Rumen micro-organisms are capable of synthesizing B complex vitamins which the goats can absorb.

It can be said that for Grazing goats,  very little, if any vitamin supplements are required

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