Goat Industry Outlook

Goat Industry Assessment and Outlook

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 future outlook. In the United States, goats are used mainly for meat, milk and fiber production, but also as a holistic tool for land vegetation management and fire fuel load control. The data presented is drawn from four different sources—the 2000 U.S. population census, the USDA 2002 Census of …