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Goat and sheep production in the tropics

C. Devendra

Goat and sheep production in the tropics

by C. Devendra

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Published by Longman Group in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics.
    • Subjects:
    • Goats -- Tropics.,
    • Sheep -- Tropics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementC. Devendra, G.B. McLeroy.
      SeriesIntermediate tropical agriculture series
      ContributionsMcLeroy, G. B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF383.5.T75 D38 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3488163M
      ISBN 100582609356
      LC Control Number82007813

      In the wet dry tropics or subtropics grading the local sheep to crossbred rams (European x local) or to a new breed of this genetic composition. Goats. In the tropics the goat is the producer par excellence of milk and meat for home consumption. The Philippine recommendation on goat production (PCCARD, ), tips on goat raising (LDC, ) and some scientific literature related to goat behavior and production (Alo and Aithanoo, Author: Marion Smart.

      were discussed at the Workshop on Sustainable Goat Breeding and Goat Farming in the Central and Eastern European Countries, which was held in Debrecen, Hungary, from 7 to 13 April and contributed to the sharing and exchange of knowledge among participants from 29 countries. The year was the International Year of Family Farming. Animal Production in the Tropics by J.E. Vercoe and H.A. Holler In October , twenty (cattle, buffaloes, goats and sheep) are capable of utilizing both concentrate and roughage role to play in contributing to an increase in animal production in tropical countries.

      This paper outlines the importance of goats and sheep in the tropical part of Africa using three criteria: density per unit area, numbers of goats and sheep per person, and contribution of goats and sheep to ruminant biomass. The main goat and sheep types are briefly described. Traditional and modern production systems are discussed in relation Cited by:   The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon (Harper Collins Paperbacks, £). To order a copy for £, go to or Missing: tropics.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Devendra, C. Goat and sheep production in the tropics. London ; New York: Longman Group, (OCoLC) Goats play a vital role in the rural economy of many poor countries, and numerous projects have been established to encourage their development.

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Topical discussions on the production systems (traditional and modified), marketing, and improvement possibilities included. The animals' health situation and the quality of fodder during dry season are identified as the most constraining factors in improving the keeping of small : G.J.M.

Sempeho. Written for both livestock specialists and for development workers who have not been formally trained in animal production, this book explains the theory of goat-keeping using practical, step-by-step guidelines. It also takes into account the social, economic and organizational context in which the technology has to function.

Goats constitute about 15% of the total world population of domestic herbivores and occur in a multiplicity of forms over a wide range of environments in the tropics where they form an important source of meat, milk, hair and leather.

They have the particular merit that, unlike other domesticated animals, they can subsist on vegetation which is of no direct value for human by: ruminants (sheep and goats) in the food production systems of developing countries, examine their advantages and disadvantages, analyze the constraints limiting their File Size: 6MB.

Part coming-of-age story, part mystery, The Trouble with Goats and Sheep is a quirky and utterly charming debut about a community in need of absolution and two girls learning what it means to belong.

England, Mrs. Creasy is missing and the Avenue is alive with whispers. The neighbors blame her sudden disappearance on the heat wave, but ten-year-olds Grace and Tilly ar/5. Page 2 • An Illustrated Guide to Sheep and Goat Production INTRODUCTION Sheep and goats are versatile animals and can be valuable and enjoyable additions to many farms.

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estimated at t, represent about 15% of world production. Goats in tropical Africa are much more im- portant Cited by: Goat Production Handbook 9 3. Dairy breeds which are all imported breeds and include mainly Saanen goats and Tog-genburg goats. These are breeds that have been selected for milk production and are used for the production of milk and processed milk products such as cheese and yoghurt.

It is generally accepted that these breeds are very. Sheep and Goat Meat Production in the humid tropics of West Africa. Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. Sheep and goat production. Reproduction There are a few differences in the reproductive systems of sheep and goats.

The estrus (heat) cycle of the ewe averages 17 days while the doe's estrus cycle averages 21 days. Goats are much easier to artificially inseminate (AI) than sheep.

There are several reasons why. Introduction – The Importance of Goat Keeping Goats play an important role in food production systems in developing countries. Their great popularity can be explained by their good adap­tation to many different climates (ecological adaptation) and the many uses for which they can be kept.

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Goat & Sheep Farming Guide is compilation of goat & sheep farming free books & guides for the benefits of goat & sheep farmers,veterinarian and those who are involved in goat & sheep farming business.

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