Goat farming is not a new enterprise. Rearing goats is a profitable business. Rural people have been raising goats for a long period of time.
Generally, goat farming means ‘rearing goats for the purpose of harvesting milk, meat and fibre’.
At present, goat farming has become a profitable business and it requires a very low investment because of its multi-functional utility. Commercial goat farming business is contributing greatly to the economy and nutrition of a country/region.
Goats are multi-functional animals. You can produce a wide variety of products from goats, such as milk, meat, fibre, manure etc. Goat’s milk is used for producing full cream goat powder, skimmed goat milk powder, goat butter, goat milk cream, fresh goat milk etc.
Goat meat is a great source of consumable meat which is very testy, nutritious and healthy. And goat’s wool is being used in many purposes and skin of goat plays a vital role in leather industry.
Global population is increasing gradually, and total food demand is also increasing. And commercial goat production can help for fighting food scarcity.
Along with making profits, goat farming is a good way of employment and people can easily start this business.