Energy Energy is the vital component of goat diet affecting utilization of other nutrients and overall productivity. If more energy provided, the goat will gain weight faster. 1g live wt gain/3g starch equivalent 1kg milk/ 300 g SE.
Protein A minimum of 6 % total protein requirement in diet. additional protein requirement for growth pregnancy, lactation and mohair production This can be achieved by adding concentrates in the ration.
It is recommended to feed a mix made of equal parts of iodised salt and dicalcium phosphate at free choice.
Formulate mineral mix using sterilized bone meal, lime stone, iodised salt, copper sulphate, zinc oxide and ferrous carbonate.
DM Vitamins and antibiotics Vitamins A, D & E are to be supplemented Green forages and yellow maize are rich in Vitamin A. Vitamin D can be obtained from sunlight Vitamin E present in almost all rations.
Antibiotics Aureomycin and terramycin are included It will: