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Meat Goats: Sustainable Production



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By Linda Coffey

Published: 2006

Updated: 2006

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Introduction

This publication offers information specific to meat goat production, and should be read after the companion publication, Goats: Sustainable Production Overview. This document discusses topics including selection, breeds, marketing, feeding, profitability and other topics. It includes sample budgets, case studies, and many further resources.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Beginning a Meat Goat Enterprise
Selection
Breeds
Marketing
Tips for Success
Breeding Stock
Grazing for Hire
Multispecies Grazing
Stocking Rate
Case Study 1: Running RR Ranch, Linn Creek, Missouri
Feeding Meat Goats
Profitability
Sample Budgets
Case Study 2: Smoke Ridge Ranch, Choteau, Montana
References
Further Resources

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