Results of the 2003 Buck Performance Test

Summer '03 newsletter

Proceedings of 2003 Goat Field Day

On-line Manual for Conducting Fecal Egg Counts in Goats

Use this Energy Requirement Calculator to calculate the daily energy requirement for grazing goats. Enter the data into the table and then click the Calculate Energy Requirement button. The results will be displayed in the table at the bottom of the page.

1. Enter grazing plus walking time in hours
2. Enter diet quality, total digestible nutrient concentration or organic matter digestibility in %
3. Enter distance traveled in km
4. Enter terrain score (1, 2, 3, 4, or 5, with 1 being nearly level pasture and 5 being range conditions with very steep slopes and extremely rugged topography)

To convert from English to metric system,
enter your values here.
They will be automatically entered into the table to the left.


Grazing activity energy cost as a multiple of the ME requirement for maintenance: