Recent surveys conducted by researchers at Alabama A&M University indicated that 80 percent of Alabama and Tennessee goat producers reported that they do not vaccinate their herds. However, vaccination is a precaution that goat producers should adopt to prevent infectious diseases.
Learn about the marketing basics of raising and selling meat goats.
The trimming of hooves of goats is a simple task that can be easily learned,however, the hard part comes in committing oneself to follow through in a timely manner.
Arthropod pests limit production in the sheep and goat industry in many ways.
Breeding is a very important aspect of any meat goat operation. But, preparing the breeding does and buck(s) for the breeding season could have a large influence on the outcome and the profitability of the operation.
Some characteristics or traits that affect how well we perform in life, birth weight, amount of fiber or fleece, and milk production of does are a matter of degree, not a distinct genetic "type".
So you want to sell goats on the internet, but how do you get started?
Economics of large farms vs. smaller farm. Pasture can provide excellent low-cost feed and a slew of other advantages.