Survival of goats during the dry season is a challenge to farmers. Supplementary feeding is of high priority in order to alleviate feed shortages.
Consider selecting breeds or genetics suitable for your area.
Boer, Kalahari, Mashona, Matabele and cross breeds.
|FM Feed Type||Crude Protein %||Feeding Phase period||Total Feed Required Kg/bird|
|FM Goat Meal||12.10||Pen Fattening for 60 – 80 Days Winter / Dry season period Mid May to Mid-December||1.0 to 1.5 kg / day / animal|
During dry seasons, grazing lands lose feed quality not sufficient to maintain goats in healthy condition.
Care for the animals
Good calf rearing
Animal breeding vaccination program
Body weights, dipping program, breeding seasons, lambing seasons
Practice good biosecurity management
Boundary fence to prevent stray animals
Wheel bath and foot baths on all entry points