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.
|Breed of Goat||Barbari|
|System of rearing||Intensive|
|No. of breeding Bucks||5|
|No. of Does||100|
|Age of Does at the time of purchase||12 months|
|Age of bucks at the time of purchase||18months|
|Lactation length||130 days|
|Milk yield per day/doe||0.8 liter|
|Age at first kidding||15 months|
|Kidding/ interval (Months)||8|
|No of kidding per year||1.5|
|Average litter size (average of single, twinning, Triplet, quadruplet)||1.65|
|Weaning period in months||2|
|No of kid born in first year||150|
|No of kids born from second year onwards||222|
|No of kid available for sale in first year||nil|
|No of kid for sale from second year onwards||210|
|Saleable age of kids (months)||9|
|Covered Space requirement sqft .per for Buck||20|
|Covered Space requirement sqft. per for doe||15|
|Average Space requirement sq ft. per /kid||5|
|Cost of construction coved space (Rs. persft) Doe, Bucks ,Kids||200|
|Cost of equipment (Rs./adult animal)||300|
|Cost of green fodder cultivation (Rs./acre)||12000|
|Daily average requirement (KG) of green fodder/adult||2|
|Daily average requirement (KG) of green fodder/kid||1|
|Average dry fodder requirement /year for all in quintal||130-170|
|Cost of dry fodder/kg||3|
|Concentrate feed : Adult does/month||6.75 kg per month|
|Concentrate feed for Bucks /month||7.5 kg per month|
|Concentrate feed for Kids /month||3.75 kg|
|Cost of conc. feed (Rs./kg)||16|
|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 Buckling||5000|
|Sale price of Doeling||4600|
|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 period (years)||5|
|Grace Period (years)||1|