About the Contributors
1 Perspectives on Goats and Global Production (Dr. Devendra, and Dr. Solaiman).
2 Goat Breeds (Dr. Gurung and Dr. Solaiman).
3 Conservation of Goat Genetic Resources (Dr. Shrestha and Dr. Galal).
4 Breeding and Genetics (Dr. Shrestha and Dr. Crow).
5 Animal Evaluation (Mr. Ebert, and Dr. Solaiman).
6 Functional Anatomy of the Goat (Dr. Constantinescu and Dr. Constantinescu).
7 Applied Reproductive Physiology (Dr. Greyling).
8 Digestive Physiology & Nutrient Metabolism (Dr. Solaiman and Dr. Owens).
9 Ingestive Behavior, Diet Selection, and Feed Intake (Dr. Dove).
10 Feeds and Feeding Management (Dr. Solaiman).
11 Health Management, Disease and Parasite (Dr. Miller, Dr. Olcutt, and Profeesor Bath).
12 Preferred Management Practices (Dr. Dawson).
13 Meat Production and Quality (Dr. McMillin).
14 Milk Production (Dr. Park and Dr. Haenlein).
15 Fiber Production (Dr. Lupton).
16 Environmental Enhancement (Dr. Peischel).
17 Housing Requirements (Dr. Solaiman).
18 Business Plan, Production Enterprise, and Marketing Strategy (Dr. Solaiman, Dr. Kebede, Emeline Aviki).
19 Future Needs for Teaching, Research, Extension, and Outreach (Dr. Solaiman and Dr. Haenlien).
- Provides current information on science and production of meat, dairy, and fiber goats
- Reviews domestic and international production systems
- Discusses environmental impacts of goat production
- Includes coverage of economics and marketing of goat production