PROSPECT AND POTENTIALITY FOR GOAT FARMING IN NORTH EASTERN REGION OF INDIA -,A REVIEW

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Citation :- PROSPECT AND POTENTIALITY FOR GOAT FARMING IN NORTH EASTERN REGION OF INDIA -,A REVIEW.Agricultural Reviews.2001.(22)::228-233
S.K. Das
Address : Division of Animal Production ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region. Umium - 793103, Meghalaya. India

Abstract

Goat being the principal meat producing animal in India and having wide adaptability under unfavourable climatic, feeding and management conditions, pros and cons of goat farming in NE Region of India were reviewed in this article. After considering different factors i. e. population dynamics of goat, feed and fodder resources of this region, topography and climate of different states of this region, availability of goat breeds, availability of other facilities and moreover demand of the local people for chevon, it revealed that goat is potential animal next to pig for economic meat production in most of the states of NE Region.

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