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1 Introduction - the importance of goat keeping
1.1 The importance of goats
1.2 Attractive properties
2 Goat breeding
2.1 Breeding goats
2.2 Breeding billy-goats
2.3 Symptoms of being in heat
2.4 Servicing
2.5 Gestation
2.6 Birth
2.7 Care after the birth
2.8 Difficult births
3 Raising and selection
3.1 Raising new born kids
3.2 Weaning the young
3.3 Caring for the young animals
3.4 Selection
3.5 Judging the exterior
3.6 Selection for reproduction
3.7 Selection for milk production
3.8 Selection for meat production
3.9 Cross breeding
4 Nutrition and feeding
4.1 Supplying the essential requirements
4.2 Feeding practices
4.3 Feed supplements
4.4 Hay and silage making
5 Housing
5.1 Reasons for housing goats
5.2 A further look at housing
5.3 Building stalls
5.4 Requirements of the installation
6 Health, disease and parasites
6.1 A healthy goat
6.2 Diagnosis of a sick goat
6.3 Infectious diseases
6.4 Diseases due to feeding mistakes
6.5 Internal parasites: Worms
6.6 External parasites
7 Goat products
7.1 Milk production and processing
7.2 Slaughtering
7.3 Meat
7.4 Blood
7.5 Bones
7.6 Hide
7.7 Manure
8 Record keeping
Example of calculating a ratio
Appendix 3: A salt lick with local materials
Further reading
Useful addresses
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AD07 - Goat Keeping in the Tropics

AD07 - Goat Keeping in the Tropics

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