Monday, July 31, 2017
Farm Direct: Raising Meat Goats
In addition, importation of new breeds has stimulated a breeding industry which needs herds to produce purebred breeding stock as well as animals for exhibition.
The commercial goat meat industry is almost entirely ethnic, (Muslim, Hispanic). It is affected by the dates of various religious holidays shown below plus others. The dates for most holidays change from year to year. Islamic holidays change by 11 days each year.
Continued on the Tip Sheet: Raising Meat Goats
Artwork: Boer Goat