MEAT GOAT SIRE EVALUATION TEST USING THE GROWSAFE 4000 SYSTEM. David Seymour WVU Extension Agent – Pendleton County [email protected] 304-358-2286. Objective. Determine the feasibility of adapting the GroSafe system to meat goat bucks for collecting data for a sire performance test .
WVU Extension Agent – Pendleton County
[email protected] 304-358-2286
GrowSafe Systems collect individual feed data to measure feed efficiency in terms of net feed intake.
Adapting to Goats: SYSTEM
Was a challenge
Residual Feed Intake
Must grow to larger size to equal stage of finish. i.e. greater mature size
Physiological maturity →