Information on raising meat and dairy goats, pricing your meat cuts, how to take advantage of existing markets and an ethnic holiday calendar with listings of type of goat required. Tips on buying livestock and winter farm planning.
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Discover production basics for raising sheep and goats.
When it comes to the livestock business, or any agricultural enterprise, a broad perspective and an open mind about potential market channels can help strengthen your business.
Livestock production may take many forms and, depending on your facilities, you may be able to combine several enterprises on your farm.
Pricing meat for direct-to-consumer sales.
By Robert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
Dairy goat production is an alternative livestock enterprise suitable for many small-scale or part-time livestock operations.
By Melanie Barkley, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Miguel Antonio Saviroff, MS
La carne del ganado caprino se consume ampliamente en todo el mundo, especialmente en los países en desarrollo.
What a bargain! The price looks great, but are you really getting a bargain?
A listing of dates of various ethnic holidays with descriptions of the holidays, and the type of goat required.
By Melanie Barkley, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
Demand for goat meat, milk, cheese, and hide has steadily increased in the United States along with the proliferation of ethnic and specialty markets.