Goats do eat oats but not as a sole source of nutrition. A diet of oats and alfalfa supplies the nutrients necessary in a goat's normal diet.Continue Reading
Oats contain 10 percent less energy than barley and less fiber than corn. Oats should not make up more than 33 percent of the grain mix for high-producing animals.
Oat seeds are easily planted and grown during the summer months to provide feed for the winter. The oats need one year to grow to maturity before they can be transformed into feed. Once gathered from farming, rolled or ground oats provide maximum nutrition.Learn more about Barnyard Mammals
It is sometimes possible to find free goats through printed or online classifieds. In some cases, goats may also be offered as a barter for other livestock, products or services.Full Answer >
Boer goats can be found for sale online at the websites for Able Acres and Bear Creek Boers. There is also a website called Goat Classifieds that lists animals from many different breeds of goat, including Boer goats, that are currently up for sale.Full Answer >
Domestic goats are descended from a species originally living in the sparsely vegetated highlands in western Asia. They are a very adaptable species, and as a domesticated farm animal, goats live everywhere from deserts to the tundra.Full Answer >
Thousands of animals eat grass, including horses, cows, sheep, goats, bison, buffalo, deer, zebras, elk, wildebeest, kangaroos, grasshoppers, chickens, wild turkeys and even some fish, according to What Eats. Grass is one of the most important sources of nourishment for animals on the planet. Animals that eat grass are grazers, which literally translates into grass eaters, and most hoofed animals are grazers.Full Answer >