Preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1: Will breeding meat goats pay? 2: Fencing and yards 3: Choosing your breeding stock 4: Breeding season 5: Kidding management 6: Tagging, marking, vaccinating, weaning and foot-trimming 7: Nutrition 8: Drought feeding and strategies 9: Health 10: Parasites 11: Poisoning 12: Marketing Appendix: Resources for producers Glossary Bibliography Index
Barbara Vincent has worked in a number of federal government departments and has been a livestock consultant for more than 25 years. She has been closely involved in cross-breeding of Boer and feral goats for meat production since the first imports of Boer goats into Australia. Barbara is currently the animal production manager for Claravale Park Boer Goat Stud.