Goat Cost Assessment (Cost to raise a goat) Print and keep this outline, it will help you calculate what it takes to bring a kid to a point were it can be sold. There are no dollar figures in the illustration since everyone cost are will be slightly different. Each person can establish a value for each line item.
$ ______ Nanny (maintain a Nanny & Buck to produce a Kid)
$ ______ Predator Protection - expenses -
$ ______ Five month gestation - Possible live birth – risk of Doe loss in Kidding
$ ______ Parasite Control - Expenses - Wormer for Buck, Nanny and kids
$ ______ Hoof trimming – labor – semi annual + Labor expenses
$ ______ Record Keeping – Labor expenses, Parasite control, Breedings etc.
$ ______ Daily Grain & Feeding - Grain & Labor expenses
Grain: Pick up, deliver and storage + Labor expense
$ ______ Winter Hay expenses
$ ______ Pasture - (seed, fertilizer and Labor)
$ ______ Fencing up keep
$ ______ Clean and Maintain Shelters + Labor expenses
$ ______ Vet. & Medical Supplies – Swat, Neosporin etc.
$ ______ Feeding equipment, Buckets, Heat lamps etc.
$ ______ Clean water supply - Plumbing Maintenance
$ _______ Total