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0000055214 00000 n The mean value of 101.38 kcal ME/W kg 0.75has been used in Table 1 to determine goat maintenance requirements for body weights ranging from 10 to 100 kg. 0000228672 00000 n This work is supported by New Technologies for Agriculture Extension grant no. 0000233735 00000 n Nutrient requirements vary by species and genetics Source: Nutrient requirements of small ruminants, 2007 1.00 1.20 1.40 1.60 1.80 2.00 Mature ewe Meat doe Dairy doe Angora doe + fiber growth Energy (TDN) requirements, lbs./day, for a 132 lb. 0000236297 00000 n Perhaps the first prominent publication on the nutrient requirements of goats was that of NRC (1981), which has received deserved widespread usage. 0000230319 00000 n 0000234467 00000 n National Academy of Sciences, National Academic Press, Washington, DC. Research has been conducted with goats in mineral metabolism studies, especially with calcium and phosphorus. 0000236724 00000 n Sheep Goats Nutrient requirements of sheep and goats The spreadsheet uses the 2007 Nutrient Requirements of Small Ruminants. 0000231173 00000 n Nutritional Energetics of Domestic Animals and Glossary of Energy Terms; Sybcommittee on Biological Energy, Committee on Animal Nutrition Energy is not considered a nutrient but can be derived from the breakdown of several nutrients, including fat, protein, and both simple and complex carbohydrates. For most goats throughout much of the year, nutrient requirements can be met by available pasture, a … 0000229709 00000 n 0000232820 00000 n 0000236175 00000 n 0000234894 00000 n 0000235077 00000 n 0000230563 00000 n 0000055464 00000 n 0000235260 00000 n � �k�2�K�e �L���%,*r@ '��9� b�]� endstream endobj 699 0 obj 282 endobj 499 0 obj << /Type /Page /MediaBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /Parent 493 0 R /BleedBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /TrimBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /CropBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /ArtBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /StructParents 0 /Contents [ 507 0 R 509 0 R 511 0 R 513 0 R 515 0 R 517 0 R 523 0 R 525 0 R ] /Resources << /ExtGState << /R5120 551 0 R /R5121 552 0 R /R5122 553 0 R /R5123 554 0 R /R5124 555 0 R /R5125 556 0 R /R5126 557 0 R /R5127 558 0 R /R5128 559 0 R /R5129 560 0 R /R5130 561 0 R /R5131 562 0 R /R5132 563 0 R /R5133 564 0 R /R5134 565 0 R /R5135 566 0 R /R5136 567 0 R /R5137 568 0 R /R5138 569 0 R /R5139 570 0 R /R5140 571 0 R /R5141 572 0 R /R5142 573 0 R /R5143 574 0 R /R5144 575 0 R /R5145 576 0 R /R5146 577 0 R /R5147 578 0 R /R5148 579 0 R /R5149 580 0 R /R5150 581 0 R /R5151 582 0 R /R5152 583 0 R /R5153 584 0 R /R5154 585 0 R /R5155 586 0 R /R5156 587 0 R /R5157 588 0 R /R5158 589 0 R /R5159 590 0 R /R5160 591 0 R /R5161 592 0 R /R5162 593 0 R /R5163 594 0 R /R5164 595 0 R /R5165 596 0 R /R5166 597 0 R /R5167 598 0 R /R5168 599 0 R /R5169 600 0 R /R5170 601 0 R /R5171 602 0 R /R5172 603 0 R /R5173 604 0 R /R5174 605 0 R /R5175 606 0 R /R5176 607 0 R /R5177 608 0 R /R5178 609 0 R /R5179 610 0 R /R5180 611 0 R /R5181 612 0 R /R5182 613 0 R /R5183 614 0 R /R5184 615 0 R /R5185 616 0 R /R5186 617 0 R /R5187 618 0 R /R5188 619 0 R /R5189 620 0 R /R5190 621 0 R /R5191 622 0 R /R5192 623 0 R /R5193 624 0 R /R5194 625 0 R /R5195 626 0 R /R5196 627 0 R /R5197 628 0 R /R5198 629 0 R /R5199 630 0 R /R5200 631 0 R /R5201 632 0 R /R5202 633 0 R /R5203 634 0 R /R5204 635 0 R /R5205 636 0 R /R5206 637 0 R /R5207 638 0 R /R5208 639 0 R /R5209 640 0 R /R5210 641 0 R /R5211 642 0 R /R5212 643 0 R /R5213 644 0 R /R5214 645 0 R /R5215 646 0 R /R5216 647 0 R /R5217 648 0 R /R5218 649 0 R /R5219 650 0 R /R5220 651 0 R /R5221 652 0 R /R5222 653 0 R /R5223 654 0 R /R5224 655 0 R /R5225 656 0 R /R5226 657 0 R /R5227 658 0 R /R5228 659 0 R /R5229 660 0 R /R5230 661 0 R /R5231 662 0 R /R5232 663 0 R /R5233 664 0 R /R5234 665 0 R /R5235 666 0 R /R5236 667 0 R /R5237 668 0 R /R5238 669 0 R /R5239 670 0 R /R5240 671 0 R /R5241 672 0 R /R5242 673 0 R /R5243 674 0 R /R5244 675 0 R /R5245 676 0 R /R5246 677 0 R /R5247 678 0 R /R5248 679 0 R /R5249 680 0 R /R5250 681 0 R /R5251 682 0 R /R5252 683 0 R /R5253 684 0 R /R5254 685 0 R /R5255 686 0 R /R5256 687 0 R /R5257 688 0 R /R5258 689 0 R /R5259 690 0 R /R5260 691 0 R /R5261 692 0 R /R5262 693 0 R /R5263 694 0 R /R5264 695 0 R /R5265 696 0 R /R5266 697 0 R >> /Font << /F1 521 0 R /F2 505 0 R /F4 520 0 R /F5 520 0 R /F6 501 0 R /F7 504 0 R >> /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text ] >> /Thumb 486 0 R /Rotate 0 >> endobj 500 0 obj << /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 539 0 R >> stream %PDF-1.4 %���� A simple unit of measurement of energy is pounds of total digestible nutrients (TDN). 0000236114 00000 n 0000230136 00000 n 2015-41595-24254 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. 0000228489 00000 n 0000147230 00000 n 0000024993 00000 n April 7, 2018 April 6, 2018. 3 0000236785 00000 n 0000236968 00000 n 0000228855 00000 n So far quality green plants are available in your environment, you can easily meet the nutritional requirements of these lives… The nutrient requirements for goats are energy, protein, minerals, vitamins and water. 0000034840 00000 n Goats are very good browser i.e. 0000004533 00000 n 0000235687 00000 n Nutrient Requirements • Water • Energy • Protein • Fats • Minerals • Vitamins Most Important . 0000042334 00000 n 0000232881 00000 n they only eat young leaves of plants. Available forages should be evaluated b… 0000042519 00000 n 0000235809 00000 n Nutrients are defined as substances that aid in the support of life. The energy requirements have also been expressed as they vary with energy concentration in the diet from 2.0 to 2.4 Mcal ME/kg DM. 0000027581 00000 n 0000233552 00000 n 0000004688 00000 n 0000024798 00000 n 0000232088 00000 n Feeding and nutrient requirements of meat goats. 0000233979 00000 n 0000234711 00000 n 0000230807 00000 n In general, these data support assumptions that several mineral requirements for goats are similar to those for sheep. 0000232515 00000 n 0000237212 00000 n 0000230197 00000 n 0000230258 00000 n Energy is required to propel the biochemical processes that are necessary to sustain life. 0000234162 00000 n By age, breed, production system either milk or meat, sex, body size, physiological state and climate we can determine the nutrient requirements of goats. 0000165369 00000 n 1. 0000235138 00000 n �iGA4iL�lBAD�2��Q��h��/�UD�7!r� �����2����h8(�/.���F4����h��_��Q�ç�)cEc����4 0000234284 00000 n 0000230014 00000 n 0000233247 00000 n �z�:��u=�6�:���4慯=�PmBA��S�ٔ? 0000029942 00000 n 0000154833 00000 n ?�ޝ_n?���L����M?�n�Ώ����ʦ�����������)L7CE��*�2�QQ3*�TF������PjC��UQՆ� �������s�>���s�>���s�>���s�>���s�>���s�>���s�|_����9|�_�/�����"|�_�/�����"|�_�/�����"|����s�"|_���K�9| >�/���%���×�s�|_���K�9| >�/���%��_�/��K�E�|�_�/����E�2|�_�/����E�2|�_�/����E�2|�_�/×���%�2| �_�����+�%� Energy measured in calories usually is the most limiting nutrient, whereas pro- tein is the most expensive. Reference: Hart, S. 2008. 0000229282 00000 n 0000231966 00000 n 0000233308 00000 n Selenium (0.1-3 ppm) is another mineral required for goats. 0000147207 00000 n 0000234772 00000 n Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 0000047241 00000 n Mineral s can be further subdivided into macrominerals and microminerals based on the daily amounts required. A sheep or goat's nutritional requirement can be met by feeding a variety of feed stuffs. 0000231295 00000 n 0000228916 00000 n Read: HOW TO DETERMINE THE AGE OF COW, GOAT, AND SHEEP Feeding cattle, goat, and sheep is less expensive compared to poultry birds; they do not require any special formulation. The spreadsheet includes Page 18/25 It is important to feed enough copper (10-80 ppm) to goats as they have a tendency to be copper deficient. 0000232027 00000 n 0000234833 00000 n 0000230075 00000 n 0000236236 00000 n The number of goats in the US is rapidly increasing, however, knowledge regarding goat production lags behind that for other ruminant species, namely cattle and sheep. 0000231539 00000 n 0000234223 00000 n Energy 3. Nutrients are often classified as organic (carbon-containing) or inorganic (minerals). |:+>��ߪ��[5&|U���o�_՛��������)j��l�Őu��x(�~�P̀_̺9�_� ��2=���~�P���������f���f��p���a�՝�Mu�zw�[z��`� [���� �f�� ~1]��Vd�d½٢��UY�h6�,�)�"Q��H������Ý����ˁ_y�Ƈ���}��4U3|��_i��+w�*�|e ��@,+|����˕;|A��|�u�W��|��� High levels of molybdenum in a goat’s diet can easily offset the copper levels in the body. Goat Field Day, Langston University, Langston, OK. Photo by Teunie / CC https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en. Sheep and goats require five essential nutrients. Click here to obtain permission for Nutrient Requirements of Goats: Angora, Dairy, and Meat Goats in Temperate and Tropical Countries. Goats are not sensitive to copper, whereas in sheep even 20 ppm of copper can be very toxic. 0000229404 00000 n Nutrient requirements must be adjusted for grazing, walking and browsing activity. 0000233064 00000 n 0000229648 00000 n These requirements vary with the animal’s body weight, sex, the stage of pregnancy and lactation. 0000027604 00000 n 0000055488 00000 n Goat Pastures Cool Season Improved Grasses, Goat Management (Dairy, Meat, Record Keeping), http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=11654, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en. Goats and other small ruminants require vitamins A, D and E, whereas vitamin K and all the B vitamins are manufactured in the rumen. |33�f�+���tV manganese requirements for goats are estimated by (NRC 2007) using the factorial method; they vary between 7.71 and 23.94 mg/kg diet DM based on the type of animal and stage of production; maximum tolerable level for Mn in sheep and cattle diets is 2,000 mg/kg diet DM (NRC 2005) this level has been extrapolated to goat feed 0000235321 00000 n Nutrient composition of feeds which may be used to formulate the ration. 0000234406 00000 n Nutrient Requirements Meat goats require nutrients for body maintenance, growth, reproduction, pregnancy, and production of products such as meat, milk and hair. Goats raised for meat need high quality feed and require an optimum balance of different nutrients to achieve maximum profit potential. 0000233003 00000 n 1. Rations can be evaluated for energy (TDN), protein (CP), calcium, phosphorus, and cost per day. 0000231478 00000 n ���p���o��C�7ܣ�]�E���s�#��������4&������7�F�"�95��������J/��z���p��=�q�.Fܥ��w�Uq�>��p�>���"E�p�>È�����b�/]�4��uOwu�"P7/��Et���� �K_V�KEA�4�ˆ�|�Q�/9=C�m:�X�m��(����kB�Ix�K�*Aޒ V Up�K�4o��N��'��旀���/�f��ˑi%�]ɀ�l,�f�X��Y/�f�0H��� m���Y9�"m���Y�N�U-m�[��f�U-mV~�H��Ϊ��Yu���:Ә�K�1U��\z]2s��d��]i�>�6�Ni�>�6�Ni��nEڬ�:����3��un�8��Aee��Oi3��"m�S[d�8�Z���L. 0000234040 00000 n 0000233369 00000 n Dry does and non- breeding mature bucks will meet their nutritional requirements on low to medium quality forage (10-12% protein and 50-60% TDN). In cold and severe weather, sheep and goats require more feed to maintain body heat. 496 0 obj << /Linearized 1 /O 499 /H [ 4688 405 ] /L 310876 /E 240083 /N 2 /T 300837 >> endobj xref 496 204 0000000016 00000 n 0000234528 00000 n Pages 58-83 in Proc. 0000232942 00000 n The six classes of nutrients include protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins, minerals, and water. A pound of TDN, equivalent to a pound of digested carbohydrate, equals 2,000 kilocalories, or calories as used in human nutrition, of digestible energy. ��JV�_� |���6�\_0�[���/�Q�aI(�s���R�xs"�ea����e��D+9Z �RvV�H)e��Y�a�he�U#�+D�� ���ב��;m��#c+Q�d�JU2�7ّ�ӤؑFV�� �ʼn� C�(�R%c��Y_j�DՉc��3U� Translation and Other Rights For information on how to request permission to translate our work and for any other rights related query please click here. Nutrients are often classified as organic (carbon-containing) or inorganic (minerals). 0000236358 00000 n 0000162178 00000 n 0000232393 00000 n 0000154597 00000 n 0000228794 00000 n 0000231234 00000 n The National Research Council recently released the rst issue of Nutrient Requirements of Small Ruminants addressing the nutrient requirements for goats along with those for sheep and various cervid and camelid species. 0000237029 00000 n 0000004432 00000 n 0000237090 00000 n 0000229770 00000 n Written by Maurice Rangoma. | �_�����+�e��e��e��d��g�6�Y�o*r�|�.C�).�w�/C�����̐��͐���;1�wV�@��~��+��X�|'�����v�G��CT���Y���:D��*�:D��8����u�����9_��׻p��J����J�3|++8Fћ�U���`��[Y��Uq^��}� 0000231417 00000 n Nutrient requirements of goats: angora, dairy, and meat goats in temperate and tropical countries. 0000165846 00000 n 0000096438 00000 n Click here if your goats have access to pasture Grazing energy requirements are affected by grazing activity (larger pasture, longer distance walked in a day, and steepness of pasture that animals are walking on). Vitamins are separated into fat or water 3 0000032362 00000 n 0000229038 00000 n 0000014073 00000 n The amount of water goats need each day varies due to many factors: temperature, humidity, wind, activity level, growing or reasons, goats should have access to clean drinking water at all times without restriction. A cow requires at least 100 liters of water daily while goat and sheep need about 50 liters daily. 0000230868 00000 n 0000228465 00000 n 0000233918 00000 n 0000037174 00000 n 0000235382 00000 n 0000230990 00000 n 0000236419 00000 n 0000231051 00000 n 0000042496 00000 n Energy is … 0000032339 00000 n 0000044936 00000 n 0000237273 00000 n 0000236907 00000 n 0000230624 00000 n | �_�����+�%� 0000234650 00000 n 0000055511 00000 n 0000229892 00000 n 0000233430 00000 n 2004). The added stresses of pregnancy, lactation, and growth further increases nutrient requirements. 23rd Ann. 0000024628 00000 n Energy is not considered a nutrient but can be derived from the breakdown of several nutrients, including fat, protein, and both simple and complex carbohydrates. 0000233796 00000 n National Research Council (NRC) 1989. 0000234955 00000 n 0000235626 00000 n 0000231783 00000 n The basic steps in ration formulation are outlined here and will be covered in more detail in lecture. A free choice salt-vitamin-mineral premix should be made available to small ruminants at all times, unless a premix has been incorporated into … 0000165616 00000 n 0000024970 00000 n 0000233857 00000 n 0000229526 00000 n In addition, effects of the environment, feed additives, and metabolism modifiers on nutrient … The daily nutrient requirements are different for bucks, young goats and does with a high production potential and at various stages of development and production. There are a number of other measures of energy used, but they are less easily understood. Essential macrominerals (required at 0.1% or more in diet) for sheep and goats are calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, chloride, sulfur, and magnesium. 0000165593 00000 n trailer << /Size 700 /Info 494 0 R /Root 497 0 R /Prev 300826 /ID[<724deb55fcc6d34e1b76d3d080dc13d9><0b47d5b33fe23f9ff048b6dd0abfcbc7>] >> startxref 0 %%EOF 497 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Pages 493 0 R /Metadata 495 0 R /StructTreeRoot 498 0 R >> endobj 498 0 obj << /Type /StructTreeRoot /K [ 164 0 R 451 0 R 462 0 R 465 0 R 468 0 R 479 0 R 482 0 R ] /ParentTree 485 0 R /ParentTreeNextKey 2 >> endobj 698 0 obj << /S 166 /T 628 /C 671 /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 699 0 R >> stream 0000234345 00000 n In the case of goat nutrient requirements, some publication are available that could be used as references (Sahlu et al. 0000229343 00000 n 0000229099 00000 n Physical activities and stress influence these requirements. An oversupply of energy will usually result in excessive fatness, which is also unhealthy. 0000235504 00000 n 0000235199 00000 n 0000230380 00000 n 0000228733 00000 n 0000233491 00000 n To maintain milk production and good health, goats should be fed a diet balanced for energy, protein, minerals, and vitamins based on requirements defined by the National Research Council. 0000232698 00000 n 0000098986 00000 n The maintenance requirements for energy were 542.64 and 631.26 … Nutrient requirements of sheep and goats 0000230441 00000 n H����n7��z���,u��� ��&��L�q�d��# �YY��ӗ߱�6��n�>Y�s��no^O׿�<�?|x��p��{���}�}��>>~��������OWo�\]��x�������������_^��/�O?���;��?��?:?����������蟷����t>]��~~{��=ݟ? Deficiencies, excesses and imbalances of vitamins and minerals can lim- it animal performance and lead to various health problems. | �_�����+�%� 0000233674 00000 n 0000005093 00000 n (For detailed nutrient requirements for goats, refer to the most current Nutrient Requirements of Small Ruminants, published by the National Research Co… 0000233613 00000 n 0000230746 00000 n 0000236053 00000 n 0000232149 00000 n 0000042175 00000 n 0000230502 00000 n 0000232576 00000 n Nutrient requirements for dairy cattle, 5th revised edition. It defines the responses of animals, in weight change, milk production and wool growth, to quantitative and qualitative changes in their feed supply. 0000039629 00000 n 0000099010 00000 n 0000228977 00000 n 0000055191 00000 n Goats are efficient browsers and can select a high-quality diet from lower-quality forages, especially when consuming nontraditional pasture plants (e.g., weeds, shrubs). 0000055237 00000 n 0000097590 00000 n To reduce costs, forages such as hay, silage, and pasture should constitute a majority of the daily diet. Feeding practices is as that it can meet … 0000007782 00000 n Essential microminerals (required in parts per million) include manganese, iron, copper, cobalt, zinc, iodine, selenium, and molybdenum. 0000034817 00000 n Nutrient Requirements of Goats:Angora, Dairy, and Meat Goats in Temperate and Tropical Countries; Committee on Animal Nutrition, National Research Council 8.5 x 11, 84 pages, 1981. Of the different areas of goat production, the aspect of nutrition, feeds, and feeding is by far the most important. 0000229587 00000 n 0000236846 00000 n 0000228611 00000 n Meat Goat Nutrition. 0000236663 00000 n 0000234101 00000 n 0000040902 00000 n 0000235931 00000 n The groups of nutrients that are essential in goat nutrition are water, energy, protein, minerals and vitamins. 0000232759 00000 n 0000237334 00000 n It balances simple rations using the substitution method. Goats require energy, protein, vitamins, min- erals, fiber and water. 0000097829 00000 n overlooked nutrient in a diet. Requirements were expressed on metabolic live weight (MLW=LW0.75) and LW1 basis. Goats need an average of one-half gallon to one gallon of fresh, clean water per day. 0000044913 00000 n 0000235016 00000 n 0000029919 00000 n 0000237395 00000 n 0000229831 00000 n 0000232210 00000 n ����W��V��@���jT�O���}g�ω_y� �R�J��Jӹ��Թ��E����1�U��F�/2J�����}@���A��� ��� ��S%�W�*9��t2�ʊ�4UV|����+Mg�h:øGSe�=^��P�v��R6������l_!�M�8�������:������S�{4���kLz�Y�]�l�]1��8�= 0000099033 00000 n 0000037151 00000 n |� �/~�����0��� �hx�/w��D�:��~���-�$€_4zu�/����N���F'mAwHC >_YCA�_tκ��j����藞�G��p�έk8Io�Q��]ȥ�v!f��,���ϭzsܞ��F�I�����*l8�C)��E�l(r2��њ�*N?�ٷ�$���uN��˘o8��:��IיN2x�J(}7�Ҥg�Q��6�dH_�\Q0'y(�N�P�n�7w�� �D��$ų�$C�)N�PD=�䡈s8�C���IJc§��K�=���f�O�/��ӗ���K���%����/Qk|�g��Q�-�ǭh>e3ç��Ӊ���Dg�t�3|�_�/×���e�2|�_�/×���͊��X 0000235443 00000 n General classification of required nutrients include: water, the most essential, energy, protein, minerals, and vitamins. 0000229221 00000 n Water 2. The groups of nutrients that are essential in goat nutrition are water, energy, protein, minerals and vitamins. 0000231600 00000 n Providing needed nutrients After calculating the nutrient requirements for goats, those nutrients must be provided using feedstuffs such as pasture, hay, concentrate, and minerals. 0000231112 00000 n A deficiency of energy will cause weight loss, low productivity and ultimate death of an animal. 0000005071 00000 n 0000234589 00000 n 0000229465 00000 n "k�c�&>vk�O}\cG6� ��'�i�k���8qm�?�)��D�e��m�J��ldoc�n�ߦ�H��1o�܍(7v���n�֘z�m���m����3}���mE�YEiv����xƾ�v�"��@�vv����P���T�vG���.c�>ݮ�j |��B���BJ�T�讐"����]!�Q �N���_e�:�����_%�]]�]��7���_�|����eG��T$��^P�>����Borb�M��m�]��`����w�թH�m��^;�Lr~ �x�o(29E�� Nutrient Requirements of Domesticated Ruminants draws on the most up-to-date research on the energy, protein, mineral, vitamin and water requirements of beef and dairy cattle, sheep and goats. 0000236541 00000 n 0000232454 00000 n Requirements for minerals have not been established definitively for goats at either maintenance or production levels. 0000232332 00000 n 0000018502 00000 n Updating two previous National Research Council publications, Nutrient Requirements of Sheep, Sixth Revised Edition, 1985, and Nutrient Requirements of Goats, First Edition, 1981, this new book provides an evaluation of the scientific literature on the nutrient requirements of small ruminants in all stages of life. 0000051364 00000 n 0000047264 00000 n 0000235870 00000 n 0000231356 00000 n J. E. Huston*, Texas A&M University, San Angelo. ICAR published the nutrient requirements of goats in 1985 in its Nutrient Requirements of Livestock and Poultry which was revised in 1998. It has particular application to grazing … 0000231905 00000 n 0000232637 00000 n 0000235565 00000 n 0000230685 00000 n 0000237151 00000 n 0000233125 00000 n female (maintenance) 1.75% 1.90% 2.25% 2.6-2.7% 20. 0000232271 00000 n 0000236480 00000 n 0000235748 00000 n It defines the responses of animals, in weight change, milk production and wool growth, to quantitative and qualitative changes in their feed supply. Animal requirements for specific nutrients. 0000233186 00000 n H�b``��� ����P�� Ā B@1�5GW``�[�@��02��8�,,"&��,s洴����ʩ�Jr��ښ�:Fj�z�Zg����:�@P�--�4����,��@�8���3pe�_g�4���20p�20p|a`�tb�y@4�#�G�@�3P��[�;`3�0020�?���p�%��#�� ����,���@翴 ��F!��%���E��(�9����K�. 0000236602 00000 n 452 Goat species: Nutrient requirements of goats - Introduction. 0000231722 00000 n 0000229160 00000 n The six classes of nutrients include protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins, minerals, and water. 0000231844 00000 n 0000229953 00000 n This information can be found in NRC publications on nutrient requirements of goats and other animal species. 2. Water • Cheapest nutrient to supply • Mature goats will consume between ¾ and 1 ½ gallons per day • As temperatures rise above 70°, water intake will increase substantially • Water intake dictates Nutrient Requirements of Domesticated Ruminants draws on the most up-to-date research on the energy, protein, mineral, vitamin and water requirements of beef and dairy cattle, sheep and goats. 0000231661 00000 n Whole cottonseed makes an excellent supplement for goats when fed at no more than 0.5 lb/head/day. 0000013908 00000 n 1. Nutrient Requirements of Goats National Research council of National Academy of sciences, USA published nutrient requirements of goats in 1981. 0000228550 00000 n Water is very important as it aids digestion, absorption of nutrients and metabolic activities. 0000235992 00000 n 0000230929 00000 n The groups of nutrients include protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins, and. 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