Goat Raising Seminar – Learning From The Experts

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.

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We are very privileged to have our dear speakers to speak about their expertise in goat farming.

Dr. Boying Llorin explained about Dairy Goats and goats milk- the most nutritious milk that would alleviate malnutrition. He also share his insights regarding Philippine Agriculture.

Below are the topics that Dean Smith (owner of Strzboer Farm and Vice President of BGBAA) discussed:

• Strzboer Background – Experiences, purpose, progression

• Running Boer goats in Australia on a commercial and/or stud basis (brief overview of differences in management and expectations between commercial vs. stud production)

• Who is BGBAA? Requirements for joining BGBAA, registrations, transfer, traceability of animals. NLIS Requirements in Australia.

• Tagging, Disease control – Exporting testing and process

 

Theory Does

Breed Standards Overall
Stud Vs Commerical – Key elements
Observation of Faults – Types of Teats, ears.

Observation and assessments of Does
Conversations of Productivity, Correctness, Birthing problems related to structure of animal.

 

Theory Health Requirements
Vaccination
Worm Control
Breeding Age, Size and Birthing Problems – Preparation and just after

Theory Breed Standards Overall
Stud Vs Commerical – Key elements
Observation of Faults – Types of Teats, ears.
Conversations of productivity, Correctness, Key Characteristics

Observation and assessments Bucks
Conversations of Productivity, Correctness, undesirable breeding faults related to structure of animal Teats, Testies.

General Care and maintenance of Boer goats
Parasite Control
Essential Equipment for management
Movement of animals
Additional Nutritional requirements – Dependent on Location and food sources
Basic Medication
Weaning age and nutrition –
What to keep, What to Sell, When to sell
How to prepare your animals for Showing and Selling
Foot trimming, Grooming, Diet, Taking photos, Equipment you may need.

There was also a question and answer at the end of the talk.

2 Comments
  • Leonel F. Paladan
    Posted at 21:29h, 07 July

    Kelan po ang nxt schedule ng seminar? San po gaganapin? Thanks po.

    • farmcradle
      Posted at 03:26h, 08 July

      We don’t know yet when is the next seminar. Please subscribe to our mailing list or follow us on social networks so you will be more updated of our events or other activities.

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