Give goats a go
The Australian goatmeat industry in 2018 was worth over $182M, with approximately 1.6 million head slaughtered. The majority of product is exported, as goatmeat harbours no religious restrictions and is a popular component of many diets, particularly in parts of Asia and the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) as well as Hispanic populations across the United States of America.
MLA’s goat research, development and extension program provides services and best practice information to producers to help secure a future as innovative, profitable and resilient world leaders in goat production.
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Should you have any additional queries, MLA’s goat industry project manager Joe Gebbels can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Everything you need to know about the industry structure, pricing trends and market opportunities.
Tips on infrastructure needs including fencing and yard design as well as interviews with experienced producers.
How to reduce the risk of worms and lice, how to safely transport animals and how to complete your animal transfer documentation.
Market options and specifications as well as how to estimate the cost and returns of your investment.
How to select and manage your breeding herd, including husbandry, managing parasites and nutrition in a cost effective way.
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