Top
Feeding schedule for Goats – Kisan Suvidha
3350
post-template-default,single,single-post,postid-3350,single-format-standard,theme-wellspring,mkdf-bmi-calculator-1.0,mkd-core-1.0,woocommerce-no-js,wellspring-ver-1.2.1,mkdf-smooth-scroll,mkdf-smooth-page-transitions,mkdf-ajax,mkdf-blog-installed,mkdf-header-standard,mkdf-sticky-header-on-scroll-down-up,mkdf-default-mobile-header,mkdf-sticky-up-mobile-header,mkdf-dropdown-slide-from-bottom,mkdf-search-dropdown,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-4.12,vc_responsive

Feeding schedule for Goats

Feeding schedule for Goats

A) Feeding schedule of Goat’s kids (0-3 months)

All newborn kids should get colostrum soon after birth (within the first hour after birth, and certainly within the first 6 hours).

Feeding schedule for a kid from Birth to 90 days.

Age (Days)

Milk

Conc.   Mixture

Green/day

(g)
1-3 Colostrum, 300ml,3 feedings
4-14 350ml,3 feedings
15-30 350ml,3 feedings A little A little
31-60 400ml,2 feedings 100-150 Free choice
61-90 200ml,2 feedings 200-250 Free choice

 

B) Feeding schedule of growing goats (3 -12 months)

 Growing goats can be maintained with 7-8 hours grazing along with supplementation of 200-300 gram concentrate mixture having 1-2% mineral mixture.

 

Feeding schedule of growing goats (Intensive system)

Age (months) Concentrate Green fodder Straw
mixture (gram) (gram)
3 150-200 500 As per choice
4 200-250 600 do
5 225-275 700 do
6 250-300 800 do
7 250-300 900 do
8 300-350 1000 do
9 300-350 1000 do
10 300-350 1200 do
11 300-350 1300 do
12 300-350 1500 do

 

C) Feeding schedule of adult goats

Adult-type Grazing (hrs/day)  

Straw (g)

 

Green fodder (g)

 

Concentrate

Dry, non-pregnant doe and adult male 5-6 hrs 300-400 750-1000 100-150
Lactating doe 5-6 hrs 300-400 1000-1500 100+(400g/kg milk)
Breeding bucks 5-6 hrs 300-400 1000-1500 500g during breeding season only

 

Source-

  • ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Goats

No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons