Goat Farming | Stall Fed goat Farming Information’s|
What isstall fed goat farming?
In this system goats are properly maintained & protected area with adequate fresh cultivated fodder, hay lages, silages, dry fodder & concentrated foods for their better weight gain performance & productivity.
What is Zero grazing?
Zero grazing is otherwise called as stall fed goats systems also it is called as intensive systems of goat rearing
How to start a stall fed goat farming?
Goats growing by stall fed method has many advantages like fast weight gain performance & productivity on day to day basis which will be off disease free
Advantages of Starting stall fed goat farming.
Stress of goats is limited compared to grazing system.
Goats are protected from disease, winds, heat stress & other climatical issues.
Goats are raised in hygienic environments.
The record keeping, Monitoring of goats are extremely easy & proper feeding ratio is properly maintained
In stall fed goat farming control of contagious & non-contagious is kept safe by proper medical check up’s
In stall fed goat farming conservation of energy is more, the conversion of energy from fodder, feeds is easily converted into meat & milk
The bloat diseases is controlled by wilting the forages before feeding the goats.
Minimum chance of infections as they are controlled under one closed environment
Goats can be fed based on their weight, age factors in separate pen systems for a better productivity
Overall goats get good weight gain in short period of time with good kidding percentage & goat kids care become very easy.
Goat Breed selections for Stalled goat farming
In commercial stall fed goat farming selection of goats plays a dominant role for successful goat farming. Some of the popular goat breeds suitable for stall fed goat farming are beetle, sirohi, boer, Spanish , irish goats, kiko, toggenburg, kashmeri goats, pygmy goats, angora, Frisian, matou goats, osmanabadi, black Bengal, malwa, kota goats, sojat goats, Kalahari red goats, etc. These goats are meat productive breeds gains a huge weight gain within a limited period of time, selecting a quality healthy breeds from a certified goat breeder indicates success in this business with an age group of about 12 months old male bucks & 6 to 8 months oldfemale goats.
Stall fed goat farming Shed Designs & constructions.
Highly scientific designs should be done for the stall fed goats farming in-order to protect the goats from severe weather & to safeguard animals based on aerodynamics it should be constructed with well ventilations& proper lightings. Based on investment plans one can go for a bamboo flooring shed, or wooden flooring shed or plastic flooring elevated sheds
Goat Care in Stall fed goat farming.
A proper monitoring is done regularly to find out any abnormalities or unusual feeding habits or sickness in flocks. By careful maintaining seasonal diseases can be limited by periodic veterinarian visits to farms. Isolate sick goats immediately from the breeding flock and extra care should be given for pregnant goats & new born kids. These new born kids should have a separate shed it should be kept with mother for their frequent milk feeding requirement’s