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Cover for Goat production and supply chain management in the tropics.

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...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Goat production challenges to food security.

This chapter begins with basic information on tropical livestock unit calculation at different geographic locations in order to easily assess and compare the goat population and adaptability under a variety of climatic zones. It also explains how the livestock unit acts as a reference unit to...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Herd management.

This chapter covers the design aspects of goat shelters that are easily affordable to rural farmers with low budgets. In addition, the plans for modernized farm facilities for larger sized goat flocks (e.g. milking parlours, kidding pens, quarantine pens, storage facilities, etc.) are presented.

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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 ...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Goat products supply chains.

This chapter deals with the supply chain management of diversified products derived from goats (e.g. goat milk, goat meat and transgenic goat products). In addition, the chapter explains how supply chain management serves as a baseline for information for the government, private sector and industry ...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Goat handling and transport.

Goat production is linked to our social, cultural, economic and ecological heritage. Although mainly oriented towards agri-food production, goats are also farmed for textile fibre production, and play an important role in the preservation of rural livelihoods, land fertilization and grazing as a...

Author(s)
Miranda-de la Lama, G. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breeds.

This chapter discusses evolution of both the domestic sheep and goats and its structure in UK's sheep and goat industry while presenting an alphabetical list and short description (origin and traits) of the different breeds of sheep and goats in UK and other parts of the world.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

An overview on small ruminant species (sheep and goat), sheep and goat production (meat, milk, milk products, fibre, wool, mohair, cashmere, lanolin and leather), ectoparasites infesting small ruminants and skin environment is given. Focus is given on the effects of ectoparasitic infestation on the ...

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Goats (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Capra hircus</i>).

This chapter covers goat domestication, changes in the animals, their environment and management, behaviour, health and welfare. Focus is given on the innate or learned behaviour, different types of social behaviour, behaviour in case of danger or peril, active and resting behaviour patterns,...

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937706)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Foraging behaviour and intake of goats browsing on mediterranean shrublands.

The importance of goat production systems in the Mediterranean countries is related to the ability of these animals to convert the vegetation of marginal areas into high quality products. In such environments, shrub species are very often the main available feed source. Among domestic ruminants,...

Author(s)
Decandia, M.; Yiakoulaki, M. D.; Pinna, G.; Cabiddu, A.; Molle, G.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933487)
Type
Book chapter

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