Goat project 50+2

Goat farm project report with 50 Does and 2 bucks

This project report is based on following assumption:-

1-   Adult healthy  Does & bucks of black Bengal breed within 2 years of age will be purchased

2-   Manure produced in the farm will be utilized for fodder cultivation

3-   In case of death of adult goats new animal will be purchased from insurance claim money

4-   The above project will be economically viable under proper care & attention of the entrepreneur.

The farmer must check the following points before starting goat farm.

Availability of good quality Parent stock in the locality

Marketing facility for goat & goat meat

Nearness of farm to veterinary hospital/Livestock Aid center

Availability of concentrates ,fodder & medicine in that locality

Government subsidy for this type project– Back ended capital subsidy is available for  this project subject to a ceiling of Rs 62500/- for a unit of  50+2 goats for APL farmers. under scheme IDSRR-EDEG. SC/ST/BPL farmers, people in  notified   difficult areas, farmers from  NEStates including Sikkim can avail 33.33% subsidy with ceiling of Rs 83225/- per  50 Ewe/Doe unit.  (Notified Difficult Areas like Leh, Ladakh, Kargil areas for, areas above 11,000 ft. height from mean sea level as well as difficult islands.)

Techno-economic parameters
Breed of Goat Black Bengal
System of rearing Semi intensive
No. of Bucks 2
No. of Does 500
Age at Maturity (Months) 10-12
Kidding/ interval (Months) 8
No of kidding/year 1.5
Kidding percentage 90
Average litter size  (average of single, twinning, Triplet, quadruplet) 2
Sex ratio 1:1
Mortality(%) Kids 15
Saleable age of kids (months) 11
Expenditure norms
Space requirement sq ft.per head for Buck 15 ,
Space requirement sq ft.per head for doe 10
Space requirement sq ft.per head/kid 4
Cost of construction (Rs.per sft)     Doe, Bucks ,Kids 180
Cost of equipment (Rs.per adult animal) 1000
 Cost of green fodder cultivation (Rs./acre/season) 5000
Concentrate feed : Adult does

(one month before breeding and one month after kidding i.e. per kidding)

6.75 kg per month
Concentrate feed for Bucks (two months per breeding season) 7.5 kg per month
Concentrate feed for Kids (for 30 days) 3.75 kg per kid
Cost of conc. feed (Rs./kg) 16
Labour (No.) Family
Insurance (as percentage of the cost of breeding stock) 5
Veterinary aid (Rs./adult/year) 50
Income norms :
Sale price of Buck/(11month) 2700
Sale price of Doe/(11month) 2400
Income from manure is not assumed as it is used on the own farm for fodder cultivation.
Sale of Gunnyu bags (Rs./bag) 10
Repayment norms:
Repayment period (years) 6
Grace Period (years) 1
Interest rate(%) 12
Flock projection chat for  Black Bengal Breed Goats


Year 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
No. of does purchased 50
No. of bucks purchased 2
No. of kidding/year 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
No. of kids born male 67 67 67 67 67 67
No. of kids born female 67 67 67 67 67 67
No of kids died male 15% 10 10 10 10 10 10
No of kids died female 15% 10 10 10 10 10 10
No. of male kids available for sale Kids produced in first year will be sold in second year & so on 57 57 57 57 57
No. of female kids available for sale 57 57 57 57 57
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