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Every male given has the potential to benefit 30 to 100 households, because all for cross-
This is a very cost-
Every village receiving the males must agree to keep good . This starts with recording when a goat is mated with the dairy buck. This ensures that when kids are born it is possible to trace their ancestry. more...
Although the male is given freely, the buck-
Experience has shown that the buck keeper plays an essential role in mobilising the community to breed their goats. The buck and its keeper are the visible contact point between the farmer and the programme.
A good buck-
Once he daughters of the first male are big enough for mating, a different male is
needed for mating with them. So a planned buck rotation is needed to avoid in-