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Advantages of Small Ruminant Farming

An important and traditional branch of livestock farming that has been regularly ignored and undermined is small ruminant farming.

‘Small ruminant farming’ is the farming of goats and sheep for meat, milk, skin for leather and wool from the likes of high-quality mohair to cashmere.

Goats in particular are the most extensively distributed meat animals in the world. They are easy to maintain as they can survive by simply grazing and can be fed cheap hay and grain.

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