This is an 80 percent concentrate diet used in a recent experiment with growing Spanish and Boer crossbred doelings. The calculated composition of the diet on a dry matter basis is:
|CP - 13.5%|
|TDN - 76.8%|
|Ca - 0.61%|
|P - 0.34%|
|Ingredient||% (air dry basis)|
|Trace mineralized salt||0.449|
The Vitamin premix contained 2,200 IU vitamin A, 1,200 IU vitamin D3, and 2.2 IU vitamin E per gram, and the trace mineralized salt contained 95% to 98.5% NaCl. and at least 0.24% Mn, 0.24% Fe, 0.05% Mg, 0.032% Cu, 0.011% Co, 0.007% I, and 0.005% Zn.
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.