The aim of these training materials is to assist owners of indigenous goats with extensive farming systems. It looks at ways to improve the productivity of their herds. It is designed to be shared with farmers in a way that allows them to understand how to find their way through the book and how to find the information that they need. It is best if the materials are used as part of a capacity building program being implemented by extension officers and field workers.

These are also training modules and training calendars linked to sections in the book and can be downloaded as pdf's for printing, or as PowerPoint presentations below. These training materials reference this book’s sections and pages.

Basic Animal Health 2011 English Web.pdf Basic Animal Health 2011 English Web.pdf
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Basic Animal Health 2011 Zulu Web.pdf Basic Animal Health 2011 Zulu Web.pdf
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Cattle english .pdf Cattle english .pdf
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A weight belt is a specially marked tape used to measure the heart girth and convert that measurement to a fairly accurate estimate of the cow’s live weight It provides a practical alternative solution for those farmers who do not have access to a weighing scale.

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