Most of goats treated near Barre-des-Cévennes are dairy goats. A small raw milk cheese is produced with goat's milk in Cévennes : "pélardon". Goats nutrition is essential to good milk production. Producers must keep their goats outside 210 days a year.

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There are also few angora goat farms. Producers sell angora's wool to knit or clothes handmade.

These small goats are often parasitizes. Thus a regular fight against lice and worms is essential.