The nutritional value of beet pulp for goats is often misunderstood.
Beet pulp can be great to feed to your goats. But it's not an entire diet; just a supplement.
For more information about a good overall goat diet, check out our free guide,
Also, it's best for certain purposes, but not others. As an educated goat keeper, you need to know when to use it, and how to use it with your goats.
After you read this guide, you'll have a good grasp on the details of the nutritional value of beet pulp for goats, why it's good, when to use it and how to feed it to your goats.
If you're just getting started with goats, you'll also want to check out our free guide, the "9-Step Essential Beginners Guide to Raising Goats."
Beet pulp has been a mainstay in livestock feed for years. It’s inexpensive, easy to store, and provides an excellent source of easily digestible fiber. (Featured Image Credit: The Horse )
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