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Flashcards in Goats Deck (29):
1

Sheep are _____. Goats are _____

Grazers, browsers

2

Alpine, aanen, La Mancha, Toggenburg, Nubian

Dairy goats

3

Boer, Kiko, Savanna, Spanish

Meat goats

4

Angora, Cashmere

Fiber goats

5

Feed on grasses and bush

Browsers

6

What should be the primary source of feed intake for goats to maintain healthy rumen function?

Fiber

7

What is the minimum o\amount of roughage that should be fed to a goad per day?

1/2 lb per 100lbs BW

8

What is the limiting nutrient for goats, particularly on production

Energy

9

Excess _____ is turned into energy and can cause obesity

Protein

10

Not a major reason for concern in goats

Protein

11

Required in small quantities

Minerals

12

Minerals that can be a particular problem in goats include...

Iodine, selenium, zinc

13

Most _____ are synthesized in the rumen

Vitamins

14

Limiting factor especially in weathered pastures

Vitamin A

15

What should the BCS be for a dry goat or a goat in late lactation?

2

16

What should the BCS be for a breeding goat or a goat in early gestation?

3

17

What should the BCS be for a goat in late gestation?

3-3.5

18

What should the BCS be for a goat in early lactation

2.5

19

What should the BCS be for a pet goat (not lactating or in gestation)?

3

20

When do meat goats need Calcium supplementation?

Late gestation and early lactation

21

How much grain should be fed to a goad during early and mid pregnancy?

None

22

When should the level of nutrition increase for dairy goats?

6 weeks before kidding

23

When is peak lactation for a dairy goat?

30-55 days in

24

Abortions are easy in these breeds due to stress

Angora goats

25

Very sensitive to changes in diet, so all changes must be very gradual and should not occur during shearing season

Angora goats

26

Causes goiter (enlarged thyroid)

Iodine deficiency

27

Kelp/seaweed can help prevent

Goiter

28

Excessive salivation, deformed hooves, stiff joints, skin problems, small testicles and libido

Zinc deficiency

29

Needed for protein synthesis and cell division

Zinc