Raising goats for milk is a
simple and profitable way to start an animal farm. If you have
enough number of goats, you may sell their milk for a certain
price or turn them into cheese. Even better,
raising goats for
milk is not that hard. All you need are basic animal farming
knowledge and you're good to go.
Below are a few steps on how you can start your own animal farm
with a few goats. If you do it right, raising goats for milk
will be profitable and worthwhile.
First, you need to determine which breed of dairy goats you want
to raise. The most common dairy breeds are the Indian Jamnapari,
the Alpine, and the Anglo Nubian. Do your research and find out
which breed is both suitable to your place's landscape and
Next, do your research about the different types of dairy
products that you can produce out of goat milk. Butter and
cheese are the most common ones but there are still other
products too. It is important to make this decision early on to
avoid delays in the future.
Find out about your chosen breed's mating period. Most female
goats go into the mating period around early autumn and will
last in heat for 25 days. Goat gestation usually takes 150 days
Build a small barn to house your goats and to protect them from
harmful elements. Keep their living place dry and clean. Goats
are big investments so you better take of them to avoid losing
money. Erect a fence around your goats' grazing area to protect
them from predators. The fence also keeps your goats from
wandering off and getting lost.
Do your research about proper goat maintenance as well. What
kinds of food do they need? What medical upkeep do they usually
Dairy goats usually need their horns trimmed every six weeks.
This is important to keep your goats energetic. You also need to
make sure that your goats have the proper injections to protect
them from harmful diseases.
Keeping goats for milk will be
easier if you keep your goats healthy. They live longer, too,
thereby ensuring a greater return in your investment.
Get Your FREE
Copy - Limited Time Only!
"10 Tip About Raising Goats - What You Need To Know Before You
($15.75 - Yours FREE!)
Just enter your name and email address below and
click for instant access to get the eReport NOW!
Farming - Essential Tips For Beginners
Goats - 7 Truths You Ought To Know When Breed Goats
How To Raise Goats for Profit and Avoid the Pitfalls
- Know the Needs When Rearing Goats
- Proper Nutrition For Goats to Maximize Profit Potential
Starting a Goat Farm - What You Need To Know Before You Rear Goats
House - Critical Considerations When Building A Functional Goat
Knowing Precisely About Feeding Goats Will Help Productivity
When Raising Goats For Milk Or Meat
Raising Goats As Pets - Vital Pointers To Reflect On Keeping
For Sale - What To Expect?