Goats eat less and occupy less grazing space compared to cattle that is why they are considered to be “the poor man’s cow”. a lot of families opt to keep them in their backyard as a way to provide the family’s needs, and for a...

A suitable goat housing or shelter is very important for goat farming business. Because goats also need house like other domestic animals for staying at night, security, preventing them from adverse climate, such as rain, cold, sunlight etc. Some people used to keep their goats...

A very successful event was launched at DV Boer Farm, Lian, Batangas, Philippines and in cooperation of: Naga City Dairy Goat Farm Farm Cradle And in partnership of Australian Government and FGASPAPI. During the event, several speakers shared their expertise in goat raising. We are very privileged to have...

Goats are very active farm creatures. They love to wander around, lounge, or find stuff to head butt. They can be playful especially when they are kids. But even thougn if you have a big land you have for them to roam, they can become...

There are several types of goats all over the world. We have listed the most common goat breeds that can be raised and generally focuses on improving production of fiber, meat, dairy products or goatskin. DAIRY GOATS 1. Alpine The Alpine is a medium to large sized breed...

This is because of its immense contribution to the poor man’s economy. They not only supply nutritious and easily digestible milk to their children but also regular source of additional income for the poor and landless of marginal farmers. Being small-sized animals, goats can easily...

The Boer goat is a breed of goat originated in South Africa in the early 1900s for meat production. Their name is derived from the Afrikaans (Dutch) word "boer", meaning farmer. To put it simply, this kind of goat is a "farmer's goat." Boer goats are...

Goat farming is not an all new industry. This form of animal-raising has been practiced for centuries, and there are lots of people from all over the world who are making this as their main source of livelihood. These days, a lot more people are...

One of the easiest breeds of goats to take care of are Boer Goats, but you still need to know what to do and how. Boer goats are adabtable. They are able to live in different climates, from hot temperatures to dry climates.  Compared to other breeds,...

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