If you are from Gujarat and looking for an opportunity in goat farming in Gujarat then you are thinking right.
The environment of Gujarat is beneficial for goats and sheeps.
The competition of this agriculture business is very low, the 75%of goats Gujarat import from nearby states. If you have your own land for goat farming then you can turn it into a business by goat farming.
The climate condition of this state is beneficial for goat health because goats like to live in dry areas.
The goat meat & its products requirement is increasing day by day, the youth’s attention is increasing towards goat meat because of their fine tastes.
For the kind of knowledge I share with you, goat meat is costlier than any other meat in India and there is no religious taboo on eating goat meat and their products.
Why should you start goat farming in Gujarat?
First of all, the patira goat breed is from this state, and I have seen the patira goat kid and breeder has huge demand all over India.
The demand is more because the color of patria goat is pink, their muzzle, skin all are pink.
The patria breeder buck is used to improve the color and weight gain performance.
The result of patria breeding with any other goat female like sojat and sirohi comes beautiful.
I have seen the price of patira breeder buck ranges from 30 to 70 thousands and the price of a kid either it is male or female, it ranges 15 to 20 thousands.
You can start breeding farm of patira goats, you can get patria female goats in ahmedabad riverfront mandi.
The mandi on ahmedabad riverfront is available every sunday.
How many goats are required to start goat farming in Gujarat?
Well, its totally depend on you.
You can start with 25 female with 1 breeder Buck
You can also start with 50 female with 2 breeder Buck
And you can start with 100 females with 4 breeding bucks.
Every 25 females required one male breeder buck.
Every flock required different areas of housing to better know about the area and space required per goat you can read my post.
In this post you will learn all about the space requirement of one goat and 100 Goats.
As per me, you should start with 25 + 1 goats flock, so you can understand properly what the business is.
After understanding the business you can add goats as much as you can on your farm. If you want to learn properly goat farming before you start, you can get goat farming training from Indus farms.
What is the price of patira goats?
It depends on the farm to farm if you buy from the farm they will give you 25000 rs per female. If you buy from the local market of Ahmedabad then you can get in 15000 rs per female goat.
The cost of a breeder is always high because the patria breeder looks great tall and handsome.
The price of breeders ranges from 30 to 50 thousands.
Frequently asked questions
Q.1) What is the price of goat meat in gujarat?
There is a difference in the price of goat meat in gujarat because somewhere the goat meat price is 600 rs per kg and somewhere it is 550 rs per kg and somewhere in rural areas it is 500 rs per kg It fluctuates according to city and availability of goat meat. I can say that the average price of goat meat in gujarat is 550 rs per kg.
Q.2) best goat breed for goat farming in gujarat?
The best goat breed for goat farming in Gujarat is patria, sojat, sirohi, surti jakhrana. This breed of goats perform well in the environment of gujarat
Q.3) where can i get green feed for goats in gujarat?
You have to grow goat feed on your own, it is a simple, easy process to grow and it is much-required feed for the better health of goats.
Agriculture business has enough opportunity in this state, because the consumption is more than production.
People of Gujarat love to eat goat meat. As per the survey there 50% meat eaters available from the total population of gujarat.
If you set up a breeding purpose goat farm everywhere in gujarat then surely you can generate good money through this business.
If you have queries in mind then you can ask me anything about goat farming in the comment section.