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Goat production and supply chain management in the tropics.

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Description

This 288-page-book consists of eight chapters and is a practical manual for goat production systems covering: breeding and selection (chapters 1-3), feeding based on available crops and resources (chapter 4), and targeted preventative health care for increased productivity and income (chapters 5-8). It outlines best practice and strategies for setting up a farm, overcoming challenges, increasing milk and meat quality, obtaining sustainability, reducing environmental pollution, optimizing climatic conditions and tapping into local know-how. In addition, the book details developing region-specific data for effective decision making and better management, as well as how to run a developmental project to empower stake holders for higher production, support innovation, and analyse the supply chain for better product quality and marketing. This book is suitable for livestock farmers, veterinarians, commercial farming companies, agricultural entrepreneurs, developmental workers, researchers and animal science specialists.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Goat production challenges to food security. Author(s): Rout, P. K. Kumar, A. Behera, B. K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 17) Prospects and strategies of genetic resources. Author(s): Rout, P. K. Kumar, A. Behera, B. K.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 86) Reproduction management. Author(s): Rout, P. K. Kumar, A. Behera, B. K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 106) Nutritional management. Author(s): Rout, P. K. Kumar, A. Behera, B. K.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 137) Health management. Author(s): Rout, P. K. Kumar, A. Behera, B. K.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 199) Herd management. Author(s): Rout, P. K. Kumar, A. Behera, B. K.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 220) Production system characterization and development. Author(s): Rout, P. K. Kumar, A. Behera, B. K.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 255) Goat products supply chains. Author(s): Rout, P. K. Kumar, A. Behera, B. K.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom, Farah, Mathura - 281 122, India.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789240139
  • Record Number
  • 20193504346