Goat Nutrition MVS3

Goats November 17, 2015 Print Friendly and PDF

MVS3 General Mineral/Vitamin Supplement

This supplement has been used in an experiment with growing dairy goats and different dietary levels of concentrate and forage and different feeding methods. Trace mineral and vitamin premixes are those used for CD2. It is similar to MVS1 and MVS2 but without a higher level of dicalcium phosphate. It has a feeding rate of 0.07 percent of body weight, slightly greater than for previous supplements.

Ingredient % (air dry basis)
Dicalcium phosphate 21.42
Vitamin premix 17.86
Trace mineral premix 17.86
Deccox, 22.7 mg/lb 17.86
Dried molasses product 25.00

Reference: Hart, S. P. and A. L. Goetsch. 2001. Goat Diet/Feeding Examples. Pages 64-85 in Proc. 16th Ann. Goat Field Day, Langston University, Langston, OK.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.