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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 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 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...

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 Nutritional management.

This chapter is framed on how to manage the nutritional budget for better growth of goats, on the basis of market demand. The provision of the required level of energy in goats is an unavoidable part of maintaining a healthy herd. Protein is one of the basic units for the building blocks of cells....

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 Mammary gland growth and product yield.

This chapter covers the mammary gland structure, measurement of mammary growth and size, mammogenesis in the prenatal period in cattle, sheep, goats and pigs, development at birth and mammogenesis in postnatal life in cattle, hormonal and growth factor control of mammogenesis, effects of external...

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.; Novakofski, J. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641461)
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 Effect of early nutrition on carcass and meat quality of young goats under milk production systems.

Goat kids in intensive dairy goat farms are usually reared on milk replacers, due to farmers' desire to use all the milk for commercial purposes or cheese-making. In this chapter, growth, carcass and meat quality characteristics of goat kids fed milk replacers are studied in depth in comparison...

Author(s)
Argüello, A.; Castro, N.; Sánchez-Macías, D.; Capote, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938499)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Veterinary treatment of sheep and goats.

Sheep and goats are farmed worldwide for meat, milk, skins and wool. This diverse range of uses means that many people rely on these animals as a source of income, food and warm clothing, though they can also be kept as pets. With an accessible structure designed for use in the field, this book...

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

This chapter presents the different veterinary drugs used by veterinary practioners and categorized them based on their therapeutic groups. The chapter ends with a list of medicines that the author suggests should be carried by an ambulatory veterinarian working in the UK. And since sheep and goats ...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter

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