Carrots are not so rich as swedes in vitamin C, the anti-scurvy factor, but are distinguished from all other roots by their high content of carotene. Since this yellow pigment is convertible into vitamin A in the body of the animal.
It follows that carrots are a good source of this important health factor.
Country Herb Goat Mix is a premium lightly molassed coarse mixture suitable for most adult goats.
The ingredients include lightly rolled oats to provide energy and digestible fibre, steam cooked flaked barley and flaked maize. A variety of protein sources are used including cooked flaked peas, lucerne, sunflower and soya. A blend of natural herbs is added to improve palatability and digestibility. Country Herb Goat Mix is fully mineralised and no other supplement should be necessary in most cases. Vitamin E and Selenium are added to promote general health and coat and hoof condition.
Always introduce Country Herb Goat Mix gradually, starting with about 0.25kg per day and gradually increasing the amount each day. A maintenance ration for an adult goat is usually between 0.5kg and 1kg per day when fed with hay. The actual amount will depend on the size of the animal and the quality of the forage available. It is best to split the ration into at least two feeds per day.
A milking goat should be fed from about three weeks before kidding building up to at least 0.5kg at kidding.