Written by some of the world's leading goat meat scientists, and drawing from the most recent publications in the field, this book comprehensively covers the most important areas of goat meat production. Chapters discuss the role of genetics, breeding, reproduction, and nutrition in producing good quality, profitable goat meat. The mineral, amino acid and fatty acid composition of goat meat is also addressed, along with a discussion of its nutritive value, aimed at highlighting its health benefits over other red meats.
Publisher: IDRC (International Development Research Centre)
Category: Animal products Asia Congresses
Workshop addressing the factors affecting meat production (breeding, nutrition, reproduction, sex, management, animal health, and diseases), the nutritional value of goat meat, methods of slaughter, processing techniques, consumer preferences, and the national and international marketing of goats. Discussions were also highlighted by country case studies, prevailing situations, issues and policies, and potential for improving the prevailing patterns of production, as well as research and development, strategies for increasing production, and export potential, especially in Near East markets.
An oilseeds strategy for Pakistan; The oilseed sector in Pakistan's agricultural economy; Institutions affecting oilseed production and marketing; Pakistan's oilseed processing sector; Oilseed crop research and production; The livestock and poultry industry; Marketing and princing policies.
Subject headings, Library of Congress by Library of Congress
This book explores the current trends and challenges of sustainable goat meat and milk production in different global contexts, providing valuable insights into this industry in adverse environments like mountain, semiarid and arid regions. It also includes contributions from international experts discussing goat reproduction, genetic diversity and improvement, as well topics such as animal health, welfare, socioeconomic aspects, and many other issues regarding the environmentally friendly and economically viable exploitation of goats. This is a highly informative book providing scientific insight for readers with an interest in sustainable agriculture and socio-economic aspects, as well as goat breed conservation, genetic diversity, and veterinary care. These subjects are complemented in a second volume providing a detailed description of more than 40 indigenous goat breeds and several ecotypes found in Asia, Africa, Europe, and America.
Agriculture by Western Australia. Department of Agriculture
Goats in Agriculture: Distribution, importance and Development. Wild goats and their domestication. Breeds. Genetics: Breeding Plans. Collection, Processing and Artificial Insemination of Goat Semen. Nutrition and feeding af Goats: Aplication to temperate Climatic Conditions. Diet Selection, grazing habits, and the place of goats in Range Management. Growth. Meat Prodution. Milk Production. Milking and the Technology of milk and products. Fiber production. Husbandry. Diseases. Goats in cold and temperate Climates. Goats in the Dry Tropics. The Goat in the Humid Tropics. Socio-economic importance of Goat Production. Needs and possibilities for Future Research.
Addresses the most frequently asked questions about the market prospects, production/processing requirements, the costs of production and the prospective returns for 94 of Australia's smaller or potential new animal, aquaculture and plant industries.