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Goat Industry Outlook

Goats Updated: May 16, 2018

Trends in the U.S. Goat Industry (2007)The following sections are designed to assess the current goat industry in the United States, with emphasis on its...

Factors Affecting Consumption

Goats Updated: June 29, 2012

FACTORS THAT MAY AFFECT GOAT MEAT CONSUMPTIONU.S. Population ChangesThe major contributing factor for the rise in interest in goat meat production in the...

Goats Slaughtered in The Inspected Plants

Goats Updated: June 29, 2012

Goats Slaughtered in Inspected Plants The numbers of all goats slaughtered at state and federally inspected plants in 2007 were nearly 830,000, up more than...

Goat Meat Import and Export

Goats Updated: June 29, 2012

Import and Export of Goat MeatThe United States was a net exporter of goat meat up until 1990. Exports ceased due to increased domestic demand after 1994....

Goat Industry Profile

Goats Updated: October 25, 2011

U.S. Goat population ChangesAccording to the 2007 USDA-NASS, the U.S. goat population is little over 3 million heads. Goat numbers have increased more than 5...

Industry Status II: Dairy and Meat Goats

Goats Updated: October 25, 2011

Status of Goat Farms in the U.S. II:Dairy and Meat GoatsThe number of U.S. dairy goat farms increased by 45 percent, and dairy goat numbers increased by 52.5...

Top States for Number of Dairy Goats

Goats Updated: October 04, 2010

Top States for Number of Dairy Goats More than 57 percent of dairy goats are produced in the top 10 states in number of dairy goats (Table 8). Most of the...

Top States for Number of Meat Goats

Goats Updated: March 02, 2010

Top States for Number of Meat Goats Most of the meat goats in the United States are produced in states in the Mid-South (Texas), the Southeast (Tennessee,...

Industry Status I: All Goats and Angora Goats

Goats Updated: March 02, 2010

Status of Goat Farms in the United States I: All Goats and Angora Goats According to the 2002 USDA Census, the number of goat farms increased more than 19...

Top States for Number of Fiber Goats

Goats Updated: March 01, 2010

Top States for Number of Fiber Goats More than 85 percent of the fiber goats are produced in the top four states for the number of fiber goats (Table 9). ...

Goat Consumption

Goats Updated: March 01, 2010

Goat Consumption Based on Import and Slaughter Data Goat consumption in the United States can be estimated based on imported goat meat and slaughter data....

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