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Carasso, Y. and Rattner, D.

In 1991 there were 55 000 goats of local breeds and 12 000 Saanen goats in Israel. An account is given of the history of goat breeding in Israel, and data are tabulated on the body weight, litter size and milk yield and composition for goats of various breeds. Details are given of production systems, flock management (including mating and kidding seasons, and grazing and browsing behaviour), health, the manufacture and marketing of dairy products, meat production, and hair production. Economic aspects are considered, and data are presented in 11 tables and 5 graphs.

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Goat husbandry and production systems in Israel

Carasso, Y. and Rattner, D.

Goat husbandry and production systems in Israel

In 1991 there were 55 000 goats of local breeds and 12 000 Saanen goats in Israel. An account is given of the history of goat breeding in Israel, and data are tabulated on the body weight, litter size and milk yield and composition for goats of various breeds. Details are given of production systems, flock management (including mating and kidding seasons, and grazing and browsing behaviour), health, the manufacture and marketing of dairy products, meat production, and hair production. Economic aspects are considered, and data are presented in 11 tables and 5 graphs.

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