Goat Farming

Why Goat Farming

Goat is a multi functional animal and plays a significant role in the economy and nutrition of landless, small and marginal farmers in the country. Goat rearing is an enterprise which has been practiced by a large section of population in rural areas…More

Kidding Management

Have the pregnant does graze a pasture close to your house, so that you can easily check them. If you supplement your does with a concentrate or hay, feed it at night. Somehow late feeding delays birthing toward the early morning hours in the majorit…More

Stall Fed Farming

STALL-FED GOATScan ideally fit into the intensive integrated farming system (IIFS). The small animals are the most efficient converters of farm and crop residues into excellentorganic manure. Several farmers have successfully run stall-fed goat farms…More

Vaccination Program

Months Vaccine Adult Goat Kids (above 6 months) January Contagious pleuro pneumonia (C.C.P.P.) 0.2 ml I/dermal 0.2 ml I/dermal March Haemorrhagi…More

Sweet Haylage

A new Feed technology Haylage is prepared out of green forage to preserve it for long time. It is prepared by leaving the green forage cut on the field to dry its moisture level to 55% and baled out to store. In some cases it is packed in air tight p…More

Fodder For Goats

Under Stall Fed Conditions If the goats are completely stall-fed they should be given around 3-4 kg of green fodder, 1-2 kg of dry fodder and 200 -250 grams of readymade seeds as concentrates. If the goats are partly stall-fed and partly free ran…More

Disease of Goats

COMMON DISEASES FOUND IN GOATS DISEASE SYMPTOMS PREVENTION & TREATMENT Mastitis Enlarged hot, painful udder. Fever. Milk watery with flakes of blood. …More

Goat Care and Breeding

Goat care is a serious responsibility. Goats need companionship. Hence, it is better to keep two goats or have a sociable animal to give a single goat company. Goats need spacious shelters, which is free from dampness and drafts. There should be good…More

Facts about Goat Farming

Demand for products related to goats and goat keeping itself is an indication about good prospects in goat farming. There are some important facts that you have to keep in mind, while you start goat farming.You can opt either diary goat farming, whic…More

Goat Management

Package of Common Management Practices Recommended forGoat rearingModern and well established scientific principles, practices and skills should be used to obtain maximum economic benefits from goat rearing. Some of the recommended practices are give…More