Goatery Rearing

Based on the availabilities of fodder and people traditional skills and knowledge the beneficiary groups themselves recommended for the goat rearing program in the Tanwat,Silda, Bhajipala, Tipajhar, Bhanpur, Sabarpada and Kuliabandha villages. Below Poverty Line families were selected by the SGSY committee based on the criteria and distributed money for purchace of goats to each group. This activity helped the beneficiaries to enhance the livestock asset. Goat is known as ‘Poor man’s cow’ in India and is a very important component in dry land farming system. Marginal or undulating lands unsuitable for other types of animals like cow or buffalo, goat is the best alternative. With very low investments goat rearing can be made in to a profitable venture for small and marginal farmers.

Reasons to start:

Low capital investment and quick return

Simple and small shed is enough

Profitable under stall fed condition.

High prolific rate of goats

Year around job

Meat is lean & has low fats and is liked by all people

Can be sold and encashed anytime

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