Farming Meat Goats: Breeding Production and marketing

A new edition of Farming Meat Goats: Breeding Production and marketing, written by Barb Vincent has been published. It includes amongst other things, information on new types of fencing and illustrations of birth positions of kids in uteri, with instructions for dealing with breach births etc. Please see below for more information.






Farming Meat Goats

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Breeding, Production and Marketing

Second Edition Barbara Vincent

Paperback - May 2018 - AU $69.95



Contains updated National Livestock Identification System information and advice on current regulations.

Goat meat is growing in popularity in Australia and is also an important export industry. It offers many opportunities for large- and small-scale farmers who need to diversify or seek alternative enterprises. Farming Meat Goats provides producers with comprehensive and practical information on all aspects of the goat meat industry. It covers selecting and preparing a property, choosing breeding stock, breeding, health care and nutrition, drought feeding, condition scoring and marketing. + Full description

This second edition of Farming Meat Goats has been updated throughout and contains new information about the National Livestock Identification System, current regulations for ovine Johne's disease and animal welfare during transportation, and information about marketing. It will allow farmers to produce animals to specification for targeted markets in Australia and overseas including: butchers; supermarkets; restaurants; on-farm live sales; sales to abattoirs that specialise in Halal kills; and breeding stock either as replacements or for improved herd genetics.

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Paperback | May 2018 | $ 69.95
ISBN: 9781486306572 | 352 pages | 245 x 170 mm
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
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