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Feeding and Grazing Behaviour of Goats

Many parts of the tropics have long periods when little or no rain falls consequently vegetations dies back and surface

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Practical Feeding Guide for Goat Production

In practical terms the following period are important ones to consider when feeding goats: • Bucks and nannies 1 month

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The Principles of Goat Production for Maximum Production

1. Feed and Feeding Goats are animals known to convert low quality fibrous vegetation into useful products for man. These

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Different Systems of Goat Production for Maximum Productivity

A number of different of goat production systems exist, including subsistence, extensive and intensive. The number of goats kept is

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15 Unique Facts about Goats

Goats are practically funny animals and most times they tend to be stubborn. However, goats and humans have history together.

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All about Cross-Breeding

As the name suggests, Cross-Breeding involves the crossing of one breed of ruminants with another. For example: using the male

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Find out which of the Ruminant Breeds is better to raise

The Answer as regards to the ruminant breeds better for you to raise as a farmer largely depends on a

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Popular Breeds of Ruminant Animals

Generally, ruminant animals breed ranges from local breeds to exotic (imported) breeds. The local breed of cattle include: White Fulani,

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How to Raise Ruminant Animals for Fattening and Reproduction together

Find out the possibility of raising ruminant animals both for fattening and reproduction on the same parcel of land. This

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The Ratio of a Male to Female Ruminants

If you are to raise ruminants for production, it largely depends on the amount you have at hand and the

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Fattening Ruminants? Find out the Best Sex to Raise

It has been proven that male animals grow faster and bigger than the female animals. Also, it is a reproductive

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Description of Some Popular Goat Breeds

There are some 300 breeds of goat, many of them located in the tropics and subtropics. They have developed not

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History and Distribution of Goats

Goats and sheep are small ruminant belonging to the tribe, called caprini. This tribe is divided into two parts or

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General Principles of Goat Production

Goats were probably the first ruminant animal to be domesticated some 8000 years ago. In the ancient civilizations along the

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Fattening Ruminants vs Raising them for Production: Find out which is more Economical

Both fattening the ruminants or Raising them for production are good practices in Ruminant Farming but it largely depends on

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Integrated Livestock Production System

A good number of production practices have evolved which entail integration of one system of livestock production with another agriculture

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Intensive System of Livestock Production

The intensive system of livestock production refers to management practice where animals are confined and by implication are not allowed

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