The Australian dairy goat sector is an important emerging industry with significant potential. In 2016 there were 68 dairy goat farms licensed to make food products producing nearly 17 million litres of milk with a farm gate value greater than $20 million per year. This book addresses the critical information needed for those moving into dairy goat milk production and for existing enterprises and farm workers.
An easy-to-use reference for both the novice and experienced dairy goat farmer. Discusses herd establishment, animal husbandry, health and welfare, nutrition, biosecurity infrastructure requirements, quality assurance and market specifications.