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Adaptable, tough and relatively cheap to keep, goats play an important role in food production systems in developing countries. These animals are also popular for their high-quality meat and milk, and can serve as a ‘bank account’ that can be drawn on when cash is needed. Appealingly laid out, illustrated and easy to follow, this Agrodok covers topics such as housing, feed, health and reproduction, milk production and slaughter.


1 Introduction - the importance of goat keeping
2 Housing
3 Goat feeding
4 Health, diseases and parasites
5 Reproduction
6 Kid and young stock rearing
7 Milk production and slaughtering
8 Records

Publication Details

  • Published: 2015
  • Publisher: Agromisa; CTA
  • ISBN-13: 978-90-8573-150-4
  • Dewey Decimal: 636.39
  • ECHO Library: 636.39