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Dairy Goat AgGuide





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The Australian dairy goat sector is an important emerging industry with significant potential. In 2016 there were 68 dairy goat farms licensed to make food products producing nearly 17 million litres of milk with a farm gate value greater than $20 million per year. This book addresses the critical information needed for those moving into dairy goat milk production and for existing enterprises and farm workers.

Table of Contents:

Part 1: Buying and building the herd

  • Chapter 1 Dairy goat breeds in Australia
  • Chapter 2 Planning for productivity

Part 2: Animal husbandry practices

  • Chapter 3 Milkin management
  • Chapter 4 Handling the breeding stock
  • Chapter 5 Husbandry practices
  • Chapter 6 Responses of goats to handling

Part 3: Animal health and welfare

  • Chapter 7 The cost of disease
  • Chapter 8 Diseases and pests

Part 4: Nutrition

  • Chapter 9 Ruminant digestion
  • Chapter 10 The well-fed herd

Part 5: Farm biosecurity

  • Chapter 11 Buying goats
  • Chapter 12 On-farm quarantine

Part 6: Infrastructure and shed requirements

  • Chapter 13 Buildings

Part 7: Quality assurance

  • Chapter 14 Milk quality

Part 8: Market specifications and opportunities

  • Chapter 15 Marketing

Published in 2018. This book is 156 pages A4 in size and full colour.



Published by the Tocal College

$30.00
Price includes GST