Feed Intake by Angora Goats (Non-lactating, Not in Late Pregnancy)
Use this Feed Intake Calculator to calculate the daily feed intake for Angora goats. Enter the data into the table and
then click the Calculate Feed Intake button. The results will be
displayed in the table at the bottom of the page.
ExampleWe will use a 35-kg Angora doe with 25 g tissue gain and producing 5, 10, or 15 g/day of clean mohair fiber consuming a diet containing 12% crude protein (CP) and 9 MJ/kg dry matter (DM) of metabolizable energy (ME).
The source used in this calculation method is:
Luo, J., A. L. Goetsch, I. V. Nsahlai, J. E. Moore, M. L. Galyean, Z. B. Johnson, T. Sahlu, C. L. Ferrell, and F. N. Owens. 2004. Voluntary feed intake by lactating, Angora, growing and mature goats. Small Ruminant Research 53:357-378.