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10 Best Treats for Goats and Goat Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Sarita Harbour

Understand the importance of providing goats with a balanced diet and occasional treats to keep them happy and healthy.

Goats play an important role on the homestead. They provide goat milk and meat and can even act as live lawnmowers on an off grid homestead. And even better, they charm us with their quirky personalities.

Supplying goats with healthy treats can be a great way to bond with them. They aren't picky eaters! Here are the ten best goat treats to try.

TREATS GOATS LOVE

1. FRESH GREENS 2. KITCHEN SCRAPS 3. FRUIT FAVORITES 4. CERTIFIED ORGANIC FEED 5. BLACK OIL SUNFLOWER SEEDS 6. HAY FEEDER 7. MINERAL BLOCK 8. PUMPKIN SEEDS 9. RASPBERRY LEAVES 10. COLE CROPS

HOMEMADE GOAT TREATS INGREDIENTS

– ¾ cup granulated sugar – ½ cup flaxseed – 2 cups quick-cooking oats – 2 cups flour, sifted – ½ cup vegetable shortening, coconut, or olive oil – 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda – 1 egg – ½ cup molasses

1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper.

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