TITLE

Golden Fleece

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, Susan
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;4/23/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the success of the California-based goat husbandry business of couple Ajamu and Talibah Al-Rafiq. The couple left their corporate jobs to raise cashmere goats. They were able to earn $475,000 in revenues in 2006. They discuss the challenges they faced in raising goats in the California.
ACCESSION #
25030761

 

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