How to Raise Goats for Meat

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A lot of people make money selling “meat goats” or “market goats”, which refer to goats you raise to sell for their meat, as opposed to goats someone might raise for other purposes like producing milk (dairy) or being a pet. Goat meat demand in the United States is steadily increasing, so the profit potential in raising meat goats is good. It helps that goat meat is healthier than other meats. It has about 2/3 the calories of beef and 3/4 the calories of chicken. It also has 1/3 the fat of pork and less than 1/2 the fat of chicken. There is so much demand for goat meat that most of it is being imported from other countries outside the U.S. like Australia. This is why raising meat goats can be a profitable business. If you want to get started with meat goats, there are several things you need to do.

 

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1. Set a Goal for Your Meat Goat Business

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Raising Boer Goats for Show: Selection, Care and Showing

meat goats showing goats Sep 05, 2019

Introduction – Raising Boer Goats for Show

If you've got a desire to get involved in raising Boer goats for show, there's plenty of opportunity to make some money while having a lot of fun at the same time. You may want to consider breeding show goats and selling them to others who want to show them. Or you may also want to get involved in showing goats yourself. Either way, this guide to raising Boer goats for show can help you learn some of the basics you'll need to be familiar with to get off to a great start. You need to begin by understanding some of the factors that make meat goats so valuable. After that, we'll go deeper into the details of raising Boer goats for show and showing your goats. On a related note, if you're exploring the possibilities of getting involved with goats for the first time, and you'd also like to learn about dairy goats as well, you can read through our guide, "How to Raise Dairy Goats for Milk: The Ultimate Guide."  

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Raising Goats for Meat: Ultimate Guide to Meat Goat Farming

meat goats Aug 14, 2019

 

Introduction - Raising Goats for Meat

  Are you interested in adding a profitable source of income to your small farm or homestead? A great opportunity to consider is raising goats for meat. Demand for goat meat is exploding and seems to keep going up every year. Part of the demand is from ethnic communities which have considered goat meat as a staple for many traditional dishes. Goat meat is also in demand for many religious holiday celebrations. On top of that, lots of upscale restaurants and chefs now use goat meat as part of many gourmet dishes served at some of the finest restaurants. With all of this demand, the supply in the U.S. can't keep up and much of that demand is met with goat meat imported from other countries like Australia. . This is a huge opportunity for anyone thinking about starting their own business raising goats for meat. Meat goats can be the foundation of a profitable business for small farms and homesteads, as well as larger commercial...

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