Energy for the Productive Caprine
General objective
   Determine key, fundamental, basic or most
   essential energy requirements for the
   different classes of goats reared in the US
Specific objectives are to quantify:
   Maintenance energy requirements
   Energy costs for live weight gain or growth
   Energy use in gestation with single, twin, or triplet kids
   The energy requirement for lactation
   Energy demands for mohair fiber growth