Determining the age of a goat is easy to do for the first few years of its life. The procedure is called toothing a goat.A goat has no teeth in the upper front of its mouth,besides teeth  it has a hard palate in the upper front.It has eight teeth in the lower front. The size and condition of these eight teeth is the best gauge to determine the goat’s age. A baby goat has a set of “milk teeth”.  Just […]

Determining age of a goat

How to sell goats off your farm:(Meat purpose) Selling of goat is not a big problem at all.Goats are like blank cheques in your pocket,you can turn goats into cash even at midnight. You can sell it to butcher(slaughter house owner) just contact any butcher of your local area.They require 100 of male goats per month(yearly 1200 male goats).As you can realize there is a huge shortage of goats. And so, any butcher will be willing to buy your goats readily. Alternatively, […]

Selling Goats

At Birth To allow bonding the doe must clean and groom her kids and remain undisturbed for two to four hours. Usually the kidding should be without any external intervention. However, one may intervene only in these conditions: • When there is mal-presentation or difficulties in kidding.

Raising goat kids

Caring of Dry Goats Goat should be maintained in good condition during the dry period (non lactating period) so she will freshen in a healthy state and have every opportunity to produce more milk in the next lactation. A good mineral mixture should be available.  Mineral may contain from 12-18% calcium, 6-8% phosphorus and 25-30% salt, with trace minerals and vitamins. During the last 3-4 weeks of gestation, nutrition becomes more important to the doe. She should receive a better […]

Caring of Dry Goats

• Male goats are known to be fertile at an earlier stage than females. In such circumstances males have to be raised separately from females to avoid unplanned mating. • Bucks have to be kept in good condition and fed at all times. • Concentrate feeds can be should be provided throughout the year. If that’s not possible it should be  provided 2 months before breeding season. • For breeding purposes bucks with horns have to be used, so as to […]

Management of Male goats (Bucks)