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COMACO, Wildlife Conservation Society
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Contents: Introduction Basic Husbandry, Nutrition and Management Assessing Goat Health Goat Disease Glossary Appendix 1 Basic External Anatomy of the Goat Appendix 2 Nutrition Appendix 3 Weight Estimation Using Heart Girth Appendix 4 Physical Exam Checklist for Goats Appendix 5 Tips for Leading Training Sessions References
Ms. Lewis performed research regarding the live goat market conditions in Lusaka and in different regions of Zambia neighboring countries, and government requirements for animal health and travel certifications. She and Dr. Alice Pell, an expert in both small ruminant husbandry and nutrition, then assessed the Feira CTC’s potential to incorporate goats and cattle into their product line. They surveyed farms for local disease conditions and husbandry practices.