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  1. 1991-01-01 Goats play an important role in food production systems in developing countries. Their great popularity can be explained by their good adaptation to many different climates (ecological adaptation) and the many uses for which they can be kept. Goats are especially important in developing...
  2. 1990-01-01 Goats are among the smallest domesticated ruminants and have served mankind longer than cattle or sheep. They thrive in arid, semitropical, or mountainous countries. More than 460 million goats in the world produce over 4.5 million tons of milk and 1.2 million tons of meat annually, besides...
  3. Session:The Bakarwal sheep and goat herders of Kashmir migrate 400km each year, with their families and their herds, between the warm lowlands of Jammu, and the lush pastures of the Himalayas. This was always a difficult journey, but recent years have brought increased challenges, with many...
  4. 2005-09-20 The contribution of small animals The advantages of small animals in farming systems Diversifying small farms in Cambodia Crop-goat integration in upland farming systems Improving livelihoods through vermicomposting Ecological breeding of guinea pigs Improving the performance of indigenous sheep...
  5. This book discusses advances in sheep and goat medicine. It covers such topics as clinical nutrition, breeding, ventilation, diseases, and routine sheep and goat procedures.
  6. 1989-01-01 This publication includes articles on diseases of llamas, sheep, alpaca and goats.
  7. 2009-01-01 Small ruminants, such as sheep and goats, fit well into smallholder farming systems: cheap to buy and maintain, easy to work with and to market, they are widely distributed throughout the world, but policy-makers and administrators tend to overlook their contributions to the economy and rural and...
  8. Thie book has sections on the different breeds giving origins and characteristics and bringing clarity to their complex relationships. Nutrition, reproduction, health and breed improvement are covered. The practical approach to husbandry gives a comprehensive and reliable knowledge of how to rear...
  9. Key Resource 1992-11-10 This book covers the theory and principles of animal nutrition, with a chapter on each of the main nutrient groups, and applies it to economic production of cattle, sheep, goats and other ruminants in hot climates. The contents include topics on food intake, grazing and browsing, feeding fibrous...
  10. Access Agriculture Training Video In this video, we will learn what causes fever, how to recognise an animal with fever and how to handle a simple case of fever on your farm using a few simple tips. Available languages Arabic Bangla Chichewa / Nyanja Chitonga / Tonga English French Hindi Luganda...