Colin Prosser – Dairy Goat Co-Operative
Dairy Goat Co-Operative (DGC) was formed in 1984 and have grown to become a global supplier of goat milk based infant nutrition. As a co-operative the owners and shareholders of the company are also the suppliers of the milk that is turned into formula. DGC brands are available in over 27 countries around the world and have been helping nourish babies and toddlers for over 30 years.
DGC farmers know how important a high quality diet is to goats. DGC goats thrive on locally grown forages such as grasses, clover, lucerne, hay, silage or pasture plants. Milking goats are also given supplementary feeds which are high in protein and energy. DGC farmers have a variety of different farming systems. However, the predominant system is to house goats in open-sided, free-stall barns and feed them on forages brought directly to them. They enjoy natural lighting and fresh air and can move freely through the shelter or barn. Another popular system is on-pasture grazing where the goats are taken to their feed.
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