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Productive performance of indigenous strains of goats under Lumle Farm management

D. P. Rasali

Productive performance of indigenous strains of goats under Lumle Farm management

Khari goats and Khari x Sinhal crossbreds

by D. P. Rasali

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Published by Lumle Regional Agricultural Research Centre in Pokhara .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby D.P. Rasali and R.C. Khanal.
SeriesNepal, Lumle Regional Agricultural Research Centre Working Paper -- 98/1
ContributionsKhanal, R. C., Lumle Regional Agricultural Research Centre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17379884M

During the survey time the reproductive performance of goats Abstract: The study was conducted in Sebeta-Awas District of Oromia regional state to define farmers’ goats production objectives, their trait preferences and characterizing of their breeding practices in the study areas. entations. These training materials reference this book’s sections and pages. The book is divided into four parts. Part 1– Basics of keeping goats: This section covers everything a communal goat farmer needs to keep their indigenous herd healthy and productive within its current limits. This part of the book follows these five steps to a.

A male is usually kept within a production system for between 2 to 4 years, after which they were slaughtered for meat or sold. The age at first kidding of 12 to 18 months reported by the majority. Feeding Mature Goats Examples of Feeds Using Oats and Wheat Bran Story From Nepal: Goats Provide Meat, Income and Self-Esteem Chapter 4—Forage Production, Pastures and Environmental Management.

  Goats (Capra hircus) are widely distributed in Africa and Asia, and are important to the subsistence and economic livelihoods of many people in these goat feeding system among rural small holder farmers in Buyende district (Uganda) was characterised by determining the goat rearing practices, feed resources fed on by goats and availability of browse species mentioned by small holder Cited by: A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Murali Dharan.


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Though productivity of indigenous goats is generally considered as low, there is high potential among the indigenous Ethiopian goat breeds under improved management systems. They also produce skins suitable for production of high quality leather products. Keywords: carcass production, growth rate, indigenous goats, meat and skin.

Introduction. Basic information of indigenous goats Production norms for different goats are fairly variable This user guide will focus on indigenous goats and provide some information that can guide a goat farmer and allow him or her to assess the herd’s performance y Length of gestation period (pregnancy): days (approximately 5 months).

the bush or goat house wall. Goats need to be able to drink fresh water at all times Advantages of stall feeding • Does not need a large amount of land and no grazing pastures • Can use many farm products, banana leaves, maize, maize thinnings,bean husks,etc. • Saves time and labour,do not have to take goats out of the shamba forFile Size: 1MB.

the indigenous goats. However, information on the performance of crossbred progeny arising from crossbreeding indigenous breeds with exotic goats under different agro-ecological conditions and farming systems in Uganda, either under on-station experimentation or on-farm conditions is generally lacking.

Performance evaluation of crossbredCited by: 3. 6 Goat Production Handbook Purpose of this book The aim of this book is to assist owners of indigenous goats with extensive farming systems.

It looks at ways to improve the productivity of their flocks. It is designed to be shared with farmers marketing and value-adding, proper transportation of goats and veld management. This is a review article to document the available literature on the effects of non-genetic factors on productive and reproductive traits of indigenous goats in Nepal.

The review included journal articles, published reports, technical bulletins, post-graduate and doctoral : Arati Joshi, Dharmendra Kalauni, Nirajan Bhattarai.

were discussed at the Workshop on Sustainable Goat Breeding and Goat Farming in the Central and Eastern European Countries, which was held in Debrecen, Hungary, from 7 to 13 April and contributed to the sharing and exchange of knowledge among participants from 29 countries.

The year was the International Year of Family Farming. All three eco-types enjoy commercial status among commercial and pastoral breeders. They have the ability to live on almost every type of plant material and survive under extremely unfavorable conditions.

To learn more about indigenous sheep and goat breeds phone Leon Kruger (ARC-API) at or email him at [email protected]. Indigenous goats are highly fertile from a young age, have a long breeding season and produce offspring throughout the year.

Indigenous goats produced much higher levels of milk fat and protein than Saanen goats, but milk production in indigenous goats is, however, very low.

Their lactation periods are short, barely enough for their kids' needs. The origin and description of southern Africa’s indigenous goats Q.P. Campbell 14 Dersley Street, Bloemfontein, South Africa The tip of South Africa was known to seafarers as “the fairest Cape in all the world”, but also as the “Cape of Storms”.

These divergent opinions also apply to the rest of Southern Africa with its widelyCited by: White goats were preferred as they were easier to spot and soon breeding with a specific strong dapple-coloured male goat resulted in the first Boer goat stud on the farm Kaalplaas near Cradock.

Extensive farming on natural veld is possible in large areas of South Africa and it often makes economic sense to combine more than one type of. on-farm performance evaluation of indigenous sheep and goats in alaba, southern ethiopia deribe gemiyu talore a thesis submitted to the department of animal and range sciences, college of agriculture, school of graduate studies hawassa university awassa, ethiopia in partial fulfillment of.

Many people want to know how to start a goat farming business. However, before going into the details of starting a profitable goat farm, it is important to discuss about goats. Goats are ruminant animals that can naturally adapt to various climates or environment.

Additionally, they are raised for various. The study revealed that altitude, season of conception, season of kidding, number of kid at birth, parity, size of doe are the major factors affecting productive and reproductive traits of indigenous goats of Nepal.

These factors should be carefully considered to promote the indigenous goat production in commercial scale : Arati Joshi, Dharmendra Kalauni, Nirajan Bhattarai. Peer-reviewed paper: 8th International Conference on Goats Production and reproduction characteristics of South African indigenous goats in communal farming systems E.C.

Webb# and M.J. Mamabolo Department of Animal & Wildlife Sciences, Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, PretoriaSouth AfricaFile Size: 69KB. Productivity of cross-bred goats under smallholder production systems in the Eastern highlands of Kenya1 C.O.

Ahuya1, A.M. Okeyo2 and F. Murithi3 1Farm Africa-Kenya Country Office, P.O. BoxNairobi, Kenya. 2ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute) P.O. Box ,City Square,Nairobi, Kenya and University of Nairobi, Dept.

of Animal Production, P.O. Box Cited by: 4. Sheep and goats are mainly sold to purchase agricultural inputs (fertilizer and improved seeds) and is the major reason for the reported exits.

Home born, purchase, shareholding, and gifts back constituted %,and % entries, respectively, for sheep while for goats the values were, and %, respectively. Superior Genetics + Good Farm Management = Successful Goat Farmer Key to a successful goat farm is to have this equation correct.

One without the other cannot ensure success. In this video you get. Rearing, weighing, shearing and ageing goats. Goat fencing and yards, gross margins, products and movements. a general interest to preserve the purity of one or more of our South African eco-types.

The use of the Society Identification Guide which is based on existing core genetics of the various eco-types for applying visual Screening and Inspections; with the purpose of preserving the breed characteristics of each eco-type, as well as for preserving the quality and purity of Indigenous Veld Goats.

goats. Orders for goatmeat usually exceed our capacity to supply. Unfortunately these markets depend on the low cost and erratic sources of wild goats from semi-arid rangelands. Expanding potential markets in South East Asia cannot be reliably supplied, as production of farm-reared goats is low.

Unsupplied markets exist in all large cities of.Guide” is defined as a farm milking at least 50 does and selling their milk to a milk plant. There are a few exceptions but most plants require a farm to be milking at least 50 does before they will consider picking up their milk due to the cost of transportation.

A farmstead dairy is one in which the farm processes theirFile Size: 2MB.The profitability of a goat enterprise depends largely on the animals’ health and productivity.

It is crucial, therefore, that a goat farmer has the skills to identify an animal in poor health, diagnose the illness and treat it, or obtain assistance from other knowledgeable goat farmers, state animal health officials or .