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.

English Goat book

Zulu Goat book

Indigenous Goat Production Handbook .pdf Indigenous Goat Production Handbook .pdf
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Zulu training calendar

English training calendar

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goats english .pdf goats 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 goat’s live weight It provides a practical alternative solution for those farmers who do not have access to a weighing scale.

Click here to download the goat girth tape.

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