Commercialisation of goat production in South Africa

  title={Commercialisation of goat production in South Africa},
  author={M. Roets and Johann Kirsten},
South Africa has over 6 million goats that are owned by two distinct sectors, the commercial farmers and the small-scale, non-commercialised farmers. The commercial farmers keep Angora goats for mohair production with surplus stock being marketed in the goat meat sector and Boer goats specifically for meat production. Marketing of livestock for meat is done in various ways and the meat moves along different channels to consumers. Marketing of meat animals by commercial farmers is mostly through… CONTINUE READING