A mature pasture, that has about 3-4 inches of growth is preferred but only meets the nutritional requirements of dry and early pregnant does. Does in early lactation, and young goats will have to have their feed ration supplemented.
Fencing for goat pastures is essential in keeping the plants healthy. The photo on the right shows a mobile grazer I built for controlled grazing. As the goats run out of pasture inside the enclosed area, they simply push the pen to "greener grass".
Other Henry Milker tips you may enjoy:
- How To Build a Hanging Hay Feeder
- Proper Feeding of Goats
- Feeding a Pregnant Doe
- Does Your Goat Milk Taste Like Your Goat?
- Feeding Hay