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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]
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Registered: 09/16/07
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Loc: Valley View, 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: 392
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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Sometimes you just have to hold back. The odds are stacked against me and him. Then you see him in mid Febuary with full head gear and the glory hits you. Next season will be wanted even more.

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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: 26728
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: 26728
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 Online   content
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5013
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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#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: 26728
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 Online   content
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5013
Loc: texas
Any sporting goods store that you would purchase hunting stuff at. Which ever one you want to use.

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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: 3443
Loc: Conroe, TX
Are you sure it's goats and not sheep? Big difference from what I've heard.
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