Stall fed goat farm project report with 50 does and 2 bucks page 1

Small stall fed goat farm business plan/project report for 50+2 goats

What is stall fed goat farming?

Stall fed goat farming is a zero grazing method of goat rearing in which goats are not allowed  to browse outside. Animals are maintained on cultivated fodder, silage and  dry fodder. In this method of intensive goat rearing a paddock is generally provided in front of the goat shed where animals are let loose for exercise.

Advantages  of  Stall fed goat farming

1-Overall weight gain in goats  is significantly higher than animals raised  grazing/browsing

2-Insidence of disease is less

3-Disease detection becomes easier

4-Record keeping is easy

5- Breeding can be scientifically managed


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

2- Half hector (1.23 Acre)  of irrigated land required  for intensive fodder cultivation.

3-Dry fodder will be purchased from local market

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

4-In case of death of animals new animal will be purchased 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.

Stall fed goat farm project report with 50 does and 2 bucks

Techno-economic parameters
Breed of GoatBarbari
System of rearingIntensive
No. of breeding Bucks2
No. of  Does50
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 year75
No of kids born from second year onwards111
No of kid available for sale in first yearnil
No of kid for sale from second year onwards105
Saleable age of kids (months)9
Expenditure norms
 Covered Space requirement sq.ft .per  for Buck20
Covered Space requirement sq.ft. per  for doe15
Average Space requirement sq ft. per /kid4
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 quintal65-85
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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