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Market Goat, Breeding Meat Goat, Dairy Goat, Pygmy Goat and Fiber Goat

Why Goats?

This project teaches you to care for live animals by learning about animal health, nutrition, selection and breeding.

Starting Out
Beginner 
  • Learn about goat
  • How to produce a safe, whole-some product
  • Identify the parts of a goat
  • Different types of feed
  • Evaluating goat
  • Learn about nutritional requirements for goat
  • Learn about a goat’s digestive system
  • Identifying common goat diseases
  • Learn how to keep records
  • Learn how to assume responsibility

Learning More
Intermediate

  • Investigate technology’s impact on goat production
  • Learn how to show and exhibit your animal
  • Purchase, feed and care for animals
  • Evaluate project with leader
  • Learn about goal setting
  • Gain knowledge of sound management practices
  • Develop sportsmanship
  • Develop public speaking skill
  • Investigate technology’s impact on goat production
  • Learn how to show and exhibit your animal
  • Purchase, feed and care for animals
  • Evaluate project with leader
  • Learn about goal setting
  • Gain knowledge of sound management practices
  • Develop sportsmanship
  • Develop public speaking skill
  • Investigate technology’s impact on goat production
  • Learn how to show and exhibit your animal
  • Purchase, feed and care for animals
  • Evaluate project with leader
  • Learn about goal setting
  • Gain knowledge of sound management practices
  • Develop sportsmanship
  • Develop public speaking skill

Exploring Depth
Advanced

  • How to deal with current issues relating to raising goat
  • Gain leadership skills by helping others learn about goat
  • Explore career opportunities in the goat industry
  • Build lifelong friendship