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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 7 (Page no: 220)

Production system characterization and development.

The main objective of this chapter is to explain the different goat production systems, and how to identify major constraints and opportunities for achieving better productivity. The options and strategies for planning and implementing goat improvement projects and assessing goat production systems are some of the important factors highlighted in this chapter. Supply chain management as applied to the goat industry is a new concept so very little detail related to it is available.

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: 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: 8 (Page no: 255) Goat products supply chains. Author(s): Rout, P. K. Kumar, A. Behera, B. K.