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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tips for goat producers dealing with drought

Tips for goat producers dealing with drought

Drought-affected pastures rarely produce adequate amounts of forage. Hay is in short supply and what's available tends to be of below-average quality. Drought-stressed plants tend to be nutrient deficient, especially in protein, phosphorus and vitamin A. Figure 1: Prevent goats from climbing on or lying in hay to reduce waste.