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#5925151 - 09/12/15 09:26 AM Last minute question
redskeeter1020 Offline
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Registered: 11/17/08
Posts: 56
Unfortunately, the lease I have only allows me to set up feeders this weekend in preparation of bow season. This is due to my owner not pulling his goats off the place where I hunt until now. My question is, is there any reason why I should spend more money and fill feeders with the mixed mineral stuff I've been seeing at Academy and Wal Mart as opposed to just regular corn? I understand the most important time to feed minerals is in the spring, and I wish I could feed all year, but my owner and his stupid goats wont allow it!

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#5925157 - 09/12/15 09:35 AM Re: Last minute question [Re: redskeeter1020]
oldoak2000 Offline
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Registered: 09/16/07
Posts: 2041
Loc: Denton, TX
just fill with corn, and throw a mineral block out. other stuff clogs up spin-feeders.

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#5925167 - 09/12/15 09:40 AM Re: Last minute question [Re: redskeeter1020]
Tru2lifetaxidermy Offline
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Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 330
Corn. If you throw it they will come

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#5925170 - 09/12/15 09:41 AM Re: Last minute question [Re: redskeeter1020]
REALKILLER Offline
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Registered: 02/19/15
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Goats cant jump as high as deer. Build a 5ft high fence around your feeder.
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#5925172 - 09/12/15 09:44 AM Re: Last minute question [Re: redskeeter1020]
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Natty Love

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 25903
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Good luck.... id hate to have to hunt with my goats... ever since I put them in the 10acre pen I built not a single deer has stepped foot in there.. and they use to be moving through constantly
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#5925174 - 09/12/15 09:45 AM Re: Last minute question [Re: redskeeter1020]
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Natty Love

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 25903
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Ohhhhh there wont be any goats... good deal a weekend its all you need I set up three feeders and stands Monday.. feed corn and a lot of it...
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#5925184 - 09/12/15 09:53 AM Re: Last minute question [Re: redskeeter1020]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 3857
Loc: texas
Just throw corn. Throw out a mineral block if you want. But again, throw corn. And lots of it
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Any ideas how to make it hard?

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#5925192 - 09/12/15 10:02 AM Re: Last minute question [Re: redskeeter1020]
redskeeter1020 Offline
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Registered: 11/17/08
Posts: 56
Thank yall for the advice. I've never done a mineral block. Any suggestions on where and what to get?

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#5925199 - 09/12/15 10:08 AM Re: Last minute question [Re: redskeeter1020]
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Natty Love

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 25903
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Any block will work but if your wanting to use it for true minerals just get a powder base and put it on the ground.. id just stick with corn
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#5925209 - 09/12/15 10:16 AM Re: Last minute question [Re: redskeeter1020]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
Any sporting goods store that you would purchase hunting stuff at. Which ever one you want to use.
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Originally Posted By: Roll-Tide
Any ideas how to make it hard?

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#5925754 - 09/12/15 08:03 PM Re: Last minute question [Re: redskeeter1020]
titan2232 Offline
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Registered: 12/29/14
Posts: 2998
Loc: Conroe, TX
Are you sure it's goats and not sheep? Big difference from what I've heard.
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