Improving Goat Production in the Tropics
Written for both livestock specialists and for development workers who have not been formally trained in animal production, this book explains the theory of goat-keeping using practical, step-by-step guidelines. It also takes into account the social, economic and organizational context in which the technology has to function.
|1. Common problems of goats in the tropics|
|2. Assessing goat production problems|
|3. Basic goat nutrition|
|4. improved nutrition|
|5. goat health;|
|6. managing reproduction;|
|7. breeds and breed improvement;|
|8. management of large goat farms;|
|9. processing and marketing goat products;|
|10. goat improvement programmes.|
Dr Peacock is an international authority on goats and has published widely on the subject. Chairman of Sidai Africa Ltd, Africa's first livestock franchising social enterprise based in Kenya, and a board member of the newly formed FARM-Africa Enterprises, Christie Peacock has recently stepped down as Chief Executive of the charity FARM-Africa after eleven years in post.
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Dairy goat production systems
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