Sample Feed Formulae for Goats and Sheep


In case you need feed formulae to produce feeds for your goats and sheep, use the following formulae:

Sample Feed Formula for Kid & Lamb Starter

IngredientQuantity (KG)
Total100
Maize37
Groundnut cake15
PKC25
Wheat bran20
Salt0.5
Mineral mix2.5

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Sample Feed Formula for Goat & Sheep Finisher Feed

IngredientQuantity (KG)
Total100
Maize15
Groundnut cake37
PKC10
Wheat offal35
Salt1
Mineral mix2

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Sample Feed Formula for Nursing Goat & Sheep

IngredientQuantity (KG)
Total100
Maize52
PKC8
Wheat offal37
Salt1
Mineral mix2

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Sample Feed Formula for Pregnant Goat & Sheep

IngredientQuantity (KG)
Total100
Maize35
PKC20
Wheat offal42
Salt1
Mineral mix2

How to prepare a Mineral Mix for Goat and Sheep

If you want to prepare the mineral mix at home rather than buying it, then see the composition below.


  • Sterilized bone meal= 35%
  • Limestone= 45%
  • Iodized salt= 20%
  • Copper Sulphate= 22 g/tonne of mineral mix
  • Ferrous Carbonate= 11 g/tonne of mineral mix
  • Zinc Oxide= 11 g/tonne of mineral mix

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