General environmental eequirements 

Additional pen features for keeping a calm herd:

Decentralised feeding places

  • Feed barriers (with blinds)
  • Clear separation in elevated lying and feeding areas
  • Sufficiently large lying area (10% free space recommended)
  • Enough feeding places (10% free places recommended)
  • No dead ends
  • Blinds and barriers/partitions (clear division between areas for lying, feeding and activity)
  • Individual stalls for does in heat, sick goats, or newcomers

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