Goat Mineral for Meat & Dairy Goats

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Homestead® Goat Mineral is specially designed for goats on pasture under normal grass pasture conditions. Homestead® Goat Mineral contains chelated zinc for help with footrot control.

About the Product

Balanced Minerals
Balanced mineral supplementation is essential for proper growth, health and reproductive performance. Homestead Goat Mineral is specially balanced to ensure maximum absorption and utilization. Sel-Plex®, an organic selenium product on the market, has also been added to Homestead Goat Mineral as a more available source of selenium.

Added Yeast and Probiotics
Helps to promote better rumen function and fiber utilization.

Homestead Goat Mineral contains a blend of carefully selected ingredients and intake enhancers to ensure proper consumption.

Added Chelated Zinc
Chelated zinc is incorporated into Homestead Goat Mineral to aid in the prevention of footrot and overall increased utilization of minerals.

Part of a Complete Feeding Program
Designed for the specific growth and performance stages of an animal.  Specific emphasis is placed on maximum muscle growth in the meat breeds.  Optimal tissue (udder, GI tract, bone) development is the goal in developing excellent milking replacements.  Supplying proper nutrition for prime milk production is the objective for milking does.

Importance of Minerals

Bone formation
Milk production
Transmission of nerve impulses
Muscle excitability
Cardiac regulation
Blood clotting
Activation of enzymes

Bone formation
Milk production
Energy metabolism
Component of blood buffer system
Reproduction performance


Skeletal development
Neuromuscular transmission
Enzyme systems




Osmotic pressure regulation
Water balance
Nerve impulse conduction
Muscle contractions
Oxygen and carbon dioxide transport
Enzyme systems


Management Tips

  • This product contains high levels of salt to promote but also regulate consumption.
  • Contains added Vitamins A, D and E to help compliment the various levels naturally found in feedstuffs.
  • Also contains added flavor to help encourage consumption.

Nutrient Analysis

Calcium (Ca), min % 14.0
Calcium (Ca), max % 16.8
Phosphorus (P), min % 7.0
Salt (NaCl), min % 20.0
Salt (NaCl), max % 24.0
Copper (Cu), max 1,550 ppm
Selenium (Se), min 26.0 ppm
Vitamin A, min 200,000 IU/lb.
Vitamin D, min 40,000 IU/lb.
Vitamin E, min 400 IU/lb.
Feeding Directions

Feed Homestead Goat Mineral free choice to kids and mature goats.

Feed to growing and adult goats at the rate of 0.5 to 0.75 oz. per head per day along with good quality pasture.  Provide a source of clean, fresh drinking water.

Homestead Goat Mineral contains adequate salt for most situations.

NOTE:  Individual mineral, trace mineral and vitamin requirements of goats depend on stage of production (gestation or lactation), size and age of animal.  Likewise, the mineral, trace mineral and vitamin content of forages depends on geographical location and stage of forage growth.

Feeding Tips

  • Divide the suggested daily feeding rate into 2 or 3 feedings per day.
  • Changes in the diet should be made over a 1 to 2 week period to help prevent digestive disturbances.
  • Provide plenty of fresh, clean water at all times.
  • Never feed any feedstuffs that are moldy, musty or suspect in any way.

These products, which contain added copper, should not be fed to sheep or other related species that have a low tolerance to copper.

Homestead Goat Mineral is formulated specifically for goats and should not be fed to other species.

Product Number

#36237—Homestead® Goat Mineral, 25 lb.
#37966—Homestead® Goat Mineral, 50 lb.

Please Note: This product information sheet is meant to serve as a general overview and is not intended to replace the product label. Always refer directly to the product label for the most up-to-date nutrient content and feeding directions.