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Raising goats for dummies

Smith, Cheryl K. (Author).


Summary: Providing In-depth information on proper grooming, handling, feeding, and milking Covering the basics of goat health and nutrition offering tips and advice for using your goat to produce milk, meat, fiber, and more.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0470568992
  • ISBN: 9780470568996
  • Physical Description: xviii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2010.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Getting acquainted with goats : Discovering the joys of raising goats ; Glimpsing vital goat statistics ; Knowing your Capra Aegagrus Hircus (goat, that is) ; Getting your property ready for a goat -- Bringing your goats home : Home sweet homestead : sheltering your goats ; Dinner time : what and how to feed your goats ; Getting your goats : choosing, buying, and bringing goats home ; Working with your goats ; Handling routine care and important one-time tasks -- Glimpsing goat health and breeding : Outlining basic health care requirements ; Addressing common health problems and ailments ; Breeding and looking after pregnant goats ; Now comes the fun part : kids! -- Living sustainably and making money from your goats : Discovering goat milk : how to get, use, and sell it ; Goat meat : from breeding to selling and beyond ; Further benefits of goats : fiber, breeding, weed control, and more -- The part of tens : Ten common mistakes first-time goat owners make ; Ten tips for showing your goat ; Ten misconceptions about goats -- App. : Goat-milk recipes.
Subject: Goats
Goats Miscellanea
Genre: Trivia and miscellanea.
Trivia and miscellanea.
Trivia and miscellanea.

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