In South Africa, the goats can be reared in different
ecological zones; hence, people are adopting goat farming as an enterprise. Sheep and
goat are belonging to different species, but their management is almost similar. In
Nepal, almost in all parts, sheep and goats are raised. And, as all caste and ethnic
people like goat meat; day-by-day, goat farming has become a popular business. For
the goat farming, the meager needs of fodder and fewer requirements of feeds
compared to rearing other livestock, goat farming requires low investment. Shed
making can also be possible in a low cost, and easy to sell goats in the case of needs
arises to farmer. So, the goat farming enterprise is in growing trend.
The quality of the day old chicks is the foundation of poultry business.
With this manual “From egg to chicken” we have tried to give the reader management factors for
the production of first class day old chicks. At the same time this manual contains several hints for
the flock owner and the hatchery man who may positively influence the results
An increased hatchability of 1 percent in large hatcheries would mean much better return.
Have a calculation done for your hatchery on “What a 1 percent better hatchability would mean to
You can be sure that improvements in the hatchery offer great possibilities.
Additionally, there is tremendous variation within a breed for traits of importance. In
some cases, this variation within a breed may be larger
than the difference between two breeds for a particular
trait. Therefore, selection within a breed through the
use of Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs) is critical
for any breeding program
It is important to ensure that animals are always strapped and kept safe during the transportation to their new farm. Talk to us about arranging your cattle transport and we will provide you with the important information you will need to get started