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Goat production and supply chain management in the tropics.

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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 m...

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Chapter 2 (Page no: 17)

Prospects and strategies of genetic resources.

This chapter explains how to improve the production performance of goats using different breeding methods. Breeding strategies can produce highly adaptable goats suitable to a variety of local agro-climatic conditions, socio-economic statuses and market demands. The availability of good quality bucks and conservation of recognized indigenous breeds by preventing them from rampant genetic dilution is also discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Goat production challenges to food security. 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.