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In 1996, when brought some pure dairy goats from the
project in Kasese, bought some of the males in order to establish buck
stations in various parts of Masaka District. One of these was placed with Fred Kabuye
of Kasasa West in Bukulula Sub-
From 2010 onwards it became clear that relying on external groups to bring breeding
stock was not sustainable. The number of pure dairy and Boer goats had dropped alarmingly,
to the point where the cross-
So JOY Goat Development Programme has supplied some pure dairy males to restart the dairy goat part of the plan. The organisation is still looking for assistance with purchasing some pure Boer bucks in order to restart the Boer goat breeding.
As well as supplying breeding males, we have been training the farmers’ groups at parish level. They already have a lot of experience of goat management, so the training has been primarily on establishing clear breeding goals and keeping good records.
Most of the parishes within Bukulula sub-