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Goat – Sheep Farming Basics for Profits

Sheep Housing.

Consider these in Housing/Shed &Fencing of your Goat or Sheep When raising goats or sheep, it is important that you protect them. You need to provide them proper shelter to keep them safe. The housing or shed depends on many things. Here are some of the things you must consider in housing/shed and fencing: Flooring for Goats or Sheep You can …

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Importance of Sheep and Goat Farming

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Goat Farming Importance: Importance of Sheep and Goat Farming: Sheep and goats are one of the most affordable animals in the world and can be accommodated in any kind of weather conditions. They are also called poor man cow. Raising/Rearing goats and sheep will contribute a lot to the economy by providing local employment and import and export. The main …

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Best Way To Start a Sheep or Goat Farm

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Best way to start Sheep or Goat Farm: 1) Quality of Sheep or Goat:- Animals which can sustain in particular climatic conditions & having proper breed character needed for goat farming business.Example- According to geographical situations,animals accustoms with environment & give production.From these animals ,selection of good quality animals. 2) Management of Animals – As the production of animal is increases according …

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Sheep rearing & himachal economy

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Sheep rearing Becomes lifeline of Himachal Pradesh economy: Sheep rearing  is slowly but steadily becoming a key component in strengthening the economy of the rural population of this hill state where opportunities are very less & land availability is limited. not surprisingly, sheep-rearing is the chief vocation of most of the farmers in the state. the drastic increase in the quantum of wool …

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Breeding Ewes Feeding Considerations

Feeding Ewes.

Feeding considerations for breeding ewes: 1. Reducing over fattening of ewes: Over-fattening will result in excessive fat deposition resulting in reduced fertility A good shepherd should watch for over-fattening at least one and a half to two months before the onset of breeding season. The over-fat ewes may be gradually brought down to the desirable lean condition, by reducing the ration and …

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Feeding Silage to Sheep

Feeding Silage

Feeding Silage : Feeding silage to sheep is an excellent way to economically mechanize and help reduce the manual labor involved in feeding a large flock. Most producers have three concerns when first thinking about switching their rations to a silage base. First, it takes a specialized set of equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest the silage. Second, the ewe …

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Sheep Wool Production Information

Sheep Wool.

Sheep Wool Production Information: The following article is about sheep wool production. Approximately 90 percent of the world’s sheep produce wool. One sheep produces anywhere from 2 to 30 pounds of wool annually. The wool from one sheep is called a fleece, from many sheep, a clip. The amount of wool that a sheep produces depends upon its breed, genetics, …

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Kashmir Sheep Demand Information

Kashmir sheep.

Kashmir Sheep: The following article is about kashmir sheep. Sheep Farming Increasing in Kashmir: Though many jobless youth have established sheep farms, there is still a vast gap between supply and demand for the mutton in Kashmir. Kashmir consumes 51,000 tones of mutton every year. Out of this, annual consumption 21,000 tones is imported from outside the state. The demand …

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Sheep Fattening and Goat Fattening Guide

Dorper Sheep.

Sheep Fattening and Goat Fattening: Sheep fattening/Finishing involves intensive feeding of sheep and goats to slaughter weight with adequate finish (fat deposit) in feedlots. This targets the local market that has high demand for fat animals.    1) Selection of sheep and goats for fattening  Consider the following when selecting sheep and goats for intensive fattening: Sheep Fattening and Goat …

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Goat Sheds and Sheep Sheds Requirements

Goat Sheds.

Goat Sheds or Sheep Sheds(Housing) Requirements:  There are certain Requirements for building goat sheds or sheep housing for better reproduction. Sheep and goats are raised in all climatic zones of India. These climatic zones are very diverse with some being dry and others wet. Extreme heat is a major characteristic of some zones while others experience cold temperatures. Each situation has its …

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Goat Management Training in Maharashtra

Goat Management.

Sheep and Goat Management Training in Maharashtra:- Sheep and goat rearing is traditional occupation of economically weaker sections of society, particularly in rain shadow areas. These two species have been a major source of economic sustenance and financial cushioning, this section of society. Comparatively smaller body size, adaptability to a wide range of agro-climatic conditions, ever-increasing demand and prices for …

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Karnataka Sheep Farming – Govt Programmes

Karnataka sheep farming.

Karnataka sheep farming and State Government Programs: The following content is about Karnataka Sheep Farming and Government Programs Karnataka sheep farming –  Health Coverage of sheep:- Sheep are exposed to internal parasitic infestations  since they graze closer to the ground. This not only pre disposes  the animals to other infections but also causes economic losses to sheep farmers due to increase mortality …

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Sheep Farming Courses and Goat Farming Courses

Goat and sheep farming courses.

Sheep Farming Courses and Goat Farming Courses The following write-up details about sheep farming courses and goat farming courses in India. DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University SELF- EMPLOYMENT  for Goat and Sheep Farming Courses TANUVAS (Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University) offers 14 courses under self-employment with a minimum qualification from read and …

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Sheep Farming Training and Goat Farming Training

Sheep Farming Training.

Sheep Farming Training and Goat Farming Training: The following write up is all about sheep farming training and goat farming training. Bengaluru Sheep and Goat Training:- Sheep farming training – Land selection: land is the basic requirement for construction of shed and for growing fodder crops. The extent of land required for sheep & goat farming is approximately 1 acre …

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Indian Sheep Info Guide for Beginners

Sheep in India.

Indian Sheep Guide for Beginners: The following article talk about sheep farming in India.   Sheep with its multi facet utility (for meat, wool, skin, manure and to some extent milk and transport) play an important role in the Indian agrarian economy. They are better adapted to arid and semi-arid tropics with marginal and sub-marginal lands, other wise unfit for …

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