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Goats first appeared in scotland before sheep and date back as far as 8 thousand years ago when there was still ice in scotland it has been used for cheese, milk and meat production in the past today milk and cheese production has gone it is the only indigenous goat in scotland – those used today for cheesemaking are imported breeds. Goat production thinking about starting a goat operation you’re in the right spot this page is not a detailed management guide, but rather an overview of things for you to consider before taking the plunge and raising goats. From the native goat population in south for meat production boer goats were first guide to raising healthy goats. Annual goat meat production – 78k mt lw native goats anglo-nubian boer documents similar to practical goat raising_goat congress 2012.
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