Meat Goat Production. Chris Radloff D.V.M. All About Pets Veterinary Hospital Rollin R Farms. Factors for Successful Production. 1. Nutrition 2. Health 3. Reproduction 4. Marketing 5. Facilities. Nutrition. Is the highest cost item associated with production
Chris Radloff D.V.M.
All About Pets Veterinary Hospital
Rollin R Farms
Some examples of how stress is induced are:
-Mixing groups or individual animals together that have not previously been together.
-Altering the goats regular routine.
-Handling the goats unnecessarily.
-Confining goats in close or unfamiliar surroundings.
-Causing goats to become frightened, such as exposure to predators
•Positive weight gains throughout an ET program
-Nutritional Flush 4-6 weeks prior