Thank you for visiting this website. If it is your dream to succeed in goat farming business, we believe you have come to a good place to start that journey.
Eastland Farms has adopted and implemented modern and systematic scientific methods to make goat farming and processing a more commercially viable proposition. The professionally trained staff at goat farms ensure the goats stay healthy.
We are certified for best practice, and our well-trained staff ensures giving you healthy, disease free goat breeds.
Hygienic and quality production of breeds and products.
Adapting standard, natural, scientific methods along with the modern technology.
Providing the Best service to the end users.
Develop the Network among Farmers, Market resources and Goat farming aspirants.
For starting a goat farming business, you must have to make a proper and effective goat farming business plan and go
according to the plan.
Our mission is to produce high quality, genetically superior, healthy goat breeds and supply to up and coming new goat farms in Sri Lanka.
Our Vision to become one of the leading livestock farming brands in Sri Lanka.
The agricultural industry of which livestock farming or better still goat farming is a subset of is no doubt among the leading industry in most countries of the world,
it is the industry that produces food for the populace and raw materials for industries.
Because of the significant role the agriculture sector plays, the government of most countries ensures that they go all the way to subsidize seedlings,
fertilizers, and farming implements and machinery for farmers and also encourage entrepreneurs to go into various kind of farming including goat farming.
At present, goat farming has become a profitable business and it requires a very low investment because of its multi-functional utility. Commercial goat farming business is contributing greatly to the economy and nutrition of a country. Goats are multi-functional animal.
People eat goat meat, drink their milk, and use their fur and skin. With goat milk, cheese can be made, along with other dairy products. Some farmers use goats for weeding farmland. Other times, the goats are used to keep grasses and other plants from getting too tall. The diet of the domestic goat includes eating grass, leaves, shrubs, root vegetables, and other kinds of plants.
Goats come in different breeds with each breed having its own unique specifications and uses. Some goat breeds known as ‘dairy goats’ are raised mainly for the milk that they produce while some other breeds can grow very big and fat, hence, they are raised for meat purposes.
As goats are small sized animal, so they are easily maintained. Even they are easily maintained and cared
by women and children. For successful goat farming business, you need to do some common tasks such as
feeding, milking and caring. These simple tasks do not require much equipment, capital, labor or hard work.
The main advantages of starting goat farming business are described below.
Can start up a goat farming with low initial investment or capital.
Goat meat is in high demand. People love goat meat. So, you won’t have a hard time selling your goats.
The skin of goats is a very good source of leather which can be used to make bags, shoes and other leather materials.
Goat milk is also very nutritious and good for consumption. It is also used in the cosmetic industry to make body creams.
Goats are cheaper and easier to feed, making you spend very little on feeding them. Goats can feed on grass and other cheap food items.
You could also manage them quite easily as they require very minimal supervision.
Goat droppings are also a very good source of manure for people interested in buying organic manure.
Goats are very friendly in nature and very lovable.
Goats don’t require huge area for housing because their body size is comparatively smaller than other livestock animals.
Both male and female goats have almost equal value/price in the market.
Diseases are less in goats than other domestic animals.
According to the investment per unit they produce more than other domestic animals. And the ROI (return of investment) ratio is very good.
This business require less labor and you can easily use your family labor for raising goats.
Commercial goat farming business is a great source of employment and income. So unemployed educated people can easily create a great employment and income source through raising goats commercially.
Goat farming is very easy and also very profitable, but it is important to get enough information before you delve into this business to avoid mistakes and losses.
Great Source of fresh and clean water supply.
Availability of all types of equipment.
Easily available food source.
Fertile field for crop, grasses and other green plant production. Feeding green food keeps the animal healthy, productive and reduces feeding costs.
Availability of full-time labor.
Good transportation and veterinary service.
A market near the farmland so that you can sell your products easily and buy necessary commodities.