Goat Situation Report, July-September 2018

July 2018 to September 2018

Inventory


As of 1 July 2018, total goat inventory of 3.77 million heads increased by 0.18 percent compared with the inventory count on the same period a year ago.

Out of the total goat inventory, 40.46 percent were does, 33.67 percent were kids, 8.11 percent were bucks with recorded inventories of 1.53 millionheads, 1.27 million heads and 0.31 million heads, respectively. Other ages, which include wether (castrated), doelings and bucklings was estimated at 0.67 million heads. This age group contributed 17.76 percent to the total goat inventory.

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