A survey of goat production in the developing areas of the North West province of South Africa

  • E. Collins-Lusweti


The survey was carried out over two years in the Taung and Kudumane districts of the North West Province of South Africa. Data were collected on the breed of goat, reasons for keeping goats as well as production data such as kidding rate, fecundity, herd health care, herd management, live weight and withers height, coat color, skin condition and presence or absence of: beards, horns and wattles.

(South African Journal of Animal Science, 2000, 30(1): 34-35)

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