Is there a market for goats?

Is there a market for goats?

Although the current US market picture is disjointed and confusing, there is large and an unfilled demand for goat meat in the major cities of the United States, and especially in the population centers of the Eastern seaboard. Since 1991, the United States is a net importer of goat meat.

What is a good price for goat meat?

Retail Cuts Price Price
Shoulder roast, bone-in $16.99/lb $3.50/lb
Sirloin roast (bone-less) $24.99/lb $16/lb
*Whole goat – unbutchered $13.75/lb $17.75/lb
Goat hides (tanned) – variable colors $125-$150 Last updated 10/1/21

How much is a whole goat worth?

A whole goat price/lb. (hanging weight price, plus the butcher’s fees) can range from $8-$10/lb. (or more, depending on where you buy the whole goat).

When should I sell my goats?

The best time to sell meat goats is when the demand for market goats in your area is higher, this is when you will get higher prices per head. High demand times for goat meat usually start in December and continues through March.

How much are goats selling per pound?

Market goats sell for between $2.50 and $4.00 a pound with an average price of $3.25 per pound. Processing fees (butchering, cutting, and wrapping) vary based on the butcher.

Is it profitable to keep goats?

Raising goats for meat can be a profitable small-farm venture. Currently, in the United States, there is a higher demand for goat meat, also called chevon, than there is a supply. It also means providing your goats with proper food, forage, and health care.

When should I sell my meat goats?

What is the best goat to raise for profit?

This really depends on who you ask. Generally speaking, the Boer goat is often considered to be the best type of meat goat out there in terms of quantity and ease of raising. A Boer buck can weigh between 200 – 340 pounds, therefore producing a lot of meat in pounds.

What is the market price for Boer goats?

Most production sales today see an average sales price of about $600 per animal or a little less. The Boer goat has been included in the 4H and FFA programs around the country for many years now.

Where can I buy goats in eastern KY?

Few local results found. Here are some from nearby areas. Checking ‘include nearby areas’ will expand your search. Herd Buy Outs!!!!! ADGA BEAUTIFUL BUCKS TAKING DEPOSITS NOW. Available for breeding – REG. RED DAPPLE BOER BUCK Pyrenees – one left!

Where can I find sheep and goat auction results?

For more information including KDA Graded Goat and Sheep Sales, and Goat Auctions Sale Results (USDA), please visit the Additional Links below and Forms & Documents in the right column. If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device. Videos you watch may be added to the TV’s watch history and influence TV recommendations.

Where are the Blue Grass stockyards in Richmond KY?

Blue Grass Stockyards of Richmond – Special Graded Sheep and Goat Sale – Richmond, KY (Monthly 2nd and 4th Monday) (pdf)

When does the Kentucky livestock market report come out?

The Kentucky Livestock and Grain Market Report is published weekly, typically on Monday, except holiday weeks (i.e. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years). Click on the links for each week’s report.