Project report on Stall fed goat farming 100+5

Barbari goat farming  100+5  (100 does and 5 bucks)

Barbari goat farming business plan

Stall fed  livestock farming  is gaining popularity in India due to  shrinkage and fragmentation  of grazing land . change in eating habit of people is another cause for this increasing demand.. Due to increase in per capita income demand of meat and milk is increasing rapidly . Stall fed livestock farming  is an intensive method of livestock farming  in which  animal  remain confined in shed and  are not permitted to go outside for grazing. In this system a paddock is generally provided in front of the animal shed where animals are let loose for exercise. Stall fed goat farming  is a profitable business and it has several advantages.

Merits of  Stall fed goat farming

1-Research proves  that   overall weight gain is significantly higher in stall fed group in compared to grazing group animals.

2-Occurrence of disease is less in stall fed goat  as there is  less chance of disease transmission from outside animals.

3-Disease detection is easy under stall fed goat farming as goats  remain  always  under direct supervision  of the farmer

4-Record keeping is easy in this system of farming

5-Breeding of does with preferred buck is easy and inbreeding can be easily prevented.

Breed- This project report is prepared on Barbari breed. This breed is a dual purpose breed used for both milk and meat production.


1-Quality disease free young  Barbari goats between 12-18 months will be   purchased

2- one hector of irrigated land will be utilized for intensive fodder cultivation.

3-Dry fodder will be purchased from local market

3-Manure will be utilized for fodder cultivation

4-In case of death of animals new animal will be inducted from insurance money

5- culled animal will be replaced with new young animals .New animals will be purchased from  sell proceeds of culled animals.

6- It is assumed that  litter size in first kidding is mostly single. From second year onwards average litter size 1.65

7- Kid born on 1st year will be sold in second year.

8-Entrepreneur /farmer will rear animals with proper care and attention and he/she will  undergo training on goat farming before starting goat.

9-  Before stating goat farm He /she will undertake market  study to find out demand of goat meat and milk in local market

10- Veterinary facility must be available in nearby locality.

Techno-economic parameters
Breed of GoatBarbari
System of rearingIntensive
No. of breeding Bucks5
No. of  Does100
Age of Does at the time of purchase12 months
Age of bucks at the time of purchase18months
Lactation length130 days
Milk yield per day/doe0.8 liter
Age at first kidding15 months
Kidding/ interval (Months)8
No of kidding per year1.5
Kidding percentage90
Average litter size  (average of single, twinning, Triplet, quadruplet)1.65
Sex ratio1:1
Mortality(%) Kids5%
Weaning period in months2
No of kid born in first year150
No of kids born from second year onwards222
No of kid available for sale in first yearnil
No of kid for sale from second year onwards210
Saleable age of kids (months)9
Expenditure norms
 Covered Space requirement sqft .per  for Buck20
Covered Space requirement sqft. per  for doe15
Average Space requirement sq ft. per /kid5
Cost of construction  coved  space (Rs. persft)     Doe, Bucks ,Kids200
Cost of equipment (Rs./adult animal)300
 Cost of green fodder cultivation (Rs./acre)12000
Daily average requirement (KG) of green fodder/adult2
Daily average requirement (KG) of green fodder/kid1
Average dry fodder requirement /year for all in quintal130-170
Cost of dry fodder/kg3
Concentrate feed : Adult does/month6.75 kg per month
Concentrate feed for Bucks /month7.5 kg per month
Concentrate feed for Kids /month3.75 kg
Cost of conc. feed (Rs./kg)16
Labour (No.)1
Labour wages (Rs.per month)6000
Insurance (as percentage of the cost of breeding stock)4
Veterinary aid (Rs./adult/year)100
Income norms :
Sale price of Buckling5000
Sale price of Doeling4600
Sale price of goat milk/liter in Rs.36
Income from manure is not assumed as it is used on the own farm for fodder cultivation.
Sale of Gunny  bags (Rs./bag)10
Repayment norms:
Repayment period (years)5
Grace Period (years)1
Interest rate(%)12

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