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Income Streams
Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:47 AM CDT

Grady Fort was once a cattleman. But three years ago, drought pushed this Texas Hill Country producer to sell off his entire herd and exit the beef cattle business.

Luckily, he'd started a meat goat herd seven years earlier. What began as a side operation now sustains Fort's 1,000-acre ranch.

"We'll probably go back to multispecies grazing eventually," Fort said, but he's sold on the greater profitability of meat goats. "I got interested in goats because they're much more profitable than cattle, and our land here in central Texas is more suited to ...

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