local dairy grade alfalfa
Thorvin Kelp*, mixed with olive oil and served with milk stand ration
Fir Meadow's Kop-Sel, mixed with olive oil and served with milk stand ration
Fir Meadow's God's Greens, mixed with olive oil and served with milk stand ration
Fir Meadow's Milk Maid, for lactating does mixed with olive oil and served with milk stand ration
Chaffhaye, molasses misted alfalfa - fermented
All herbals mentioned in morning feeding above
• Free Choice:
water with apple cider vinegar*
When possible, we take the goats out for a walk to browse on weeds, grasses, shrubs, etc. As we learn more about the native plants on our property and those that are safe for goats, we will increase this type of program with our caprines.
Each goat receives 1/2 - 2/3 C. of mixed ration on the stand while milking, two times daily.
1 part equal amounts of grain...
Organic Rolled Oats*
BOSS (Black Oil Sunflower Seeds)
Mixed with 2 parts...
Rogue Organic Dairy & Livestock Blend, pellets*
* Available through Azure Standard; some items may be purchases locally at a better price. Please do your own research.
ROUTINE HEALTH CARE:
• Regular regimen for worming:
Molly's Herbal Wormer, Formula #1 and #2
Totally Natural Goats Yahoo Group - must request membership
Fias Co Farms
Accessible Pet, Equine, and Livestock Herbal, by Katherine Drovdahl
Natural Goat Care, by Pat Coleby
The Complete Herbal Handbook for Farm and Stable by Juliette de Bairacli Levy