Facts About Raising Meat Goats

In some parts of the world, goat farming for meat is very common. Even though persons in the United States don't commonly consume goat...

5 Common Goat Diseases You Should Know as a Goat Farmer

There are diseases that goats seem to commonly suffer from. As a goat owner, you need to make sure that you are aware of...

4 Major Types of Goat – Their Characteristics and Breeding Purpose

Not all goats are the same. There are different breeds and types, and they are bred for different purposes. Some are bred specifically for...

Sample Feed Formulae for Goats and Sheep

In case you need feed formulae to produce feeds for your goats and sheep, use the following formulae:Also Read: 4 Vital Reasons for Housing Goats...
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4 Important Tips on Raising Pygmy Goats

One thing I love about pygmy goats as pets is that they are adorable. Based on that raising or breeding them is enjoyable and...

Pygmy Goat: Brief History and Characteristics

Pygmy Goats: A Brief History The Pygmy Goat was formerly referred to as Cameroon Dwarf Goat. It is an African breed of miniature goats; precisely...

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How to Control Worms & Flukes Effectively in Sheep, Goats and Cattle

Worms and flukes attack sheep, goats and cattle. Animals gain less weight, give less milk and may die. Roundworms, Tapeworms and Liver Flukes Roundworms cause animals...

Vaccination Programme / Schedule for Goat, Sheep & Cattle

The vaccination schedules or programmes for goat, sheep and cattle are presented in the tables below. Administer each vaccine according to what is on...

Factors Affecting the Quantity of Milk (Milk Yield)

There are a number of factors that affect the quantity of milk produced or milk yield in animals. They include:Species Breed Individuality of...

4 Vital Reasons for Housing Goats and Sheep

Goats are kept in varying climates. Within each climatic zone many more, smaller zones can be distinguished Some are dry others are wet. Sometimes...

The Local & Exotic Breeds of Goat

In the tropics, such as Nigeria, goats have some special characteristic features that make it easy for them to thrive in any environment. Additionally,...
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Management Systems in Goat Farming

The Common Management Systems in Goat ProductionBased on the purpose of production and ecological zone, there are different systems to raise or manage...
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Starting a Goat Farming Business – The Basics

Introduction to Goat Farming Many people want to know how to start a goat farming business. However, before going into the details of starting a...
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Recommended and Nutritious Forage Grasses and Legumes for Ruminants

My previous post on how to efficiently feed ruminants at a lower cost suggested the establishment of pastures. I further explained that it is...

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