This chapter gives an overview of the goat meat sector. It describes the current situation of the goat as a meat animal and gives an account of goat populations throughout the world and their distribution by region in different continents, as well as the countries with the highest goat populations. It also discusses the contribution of goats to the meat market. The chapter comments on the acceptability and marketability of the goat and its meat.
|Title of host publication||Goat Meat Production and Quality|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 13 2011|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)