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Title: Goat Farming Technical Manual

Date Published: 2020
Author/s: JICA
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Goat is a multi-use animal which is commonly reared for the meat (chevon). In the
different parts of the world, goat is raised for the meat, milk, wool and leather. Goat is
also called “the poor man’s cow”. In Nepal, the goats can be reared in different
ecological zones; hence, people are adopting goat farming as an enterprise. Sheep and
goat are belonging to different species, but their management is almost similar. In
Nepal, almost in all parts, sheep and goats are raised. And, as all caste and ethnic
people like goat meat; day-by-day, goat farming has become a popular business. For
the goat farming, the meager needs of fodder and fewer requirements of feeds
compared to rearing other livestock, goat farming requires low investment. Shed
making can also be possible in a low cost, and easy to sell goats in the case of needs
arises to farmer. So, the goat farming enterprise is in growing trend

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