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The Backyard Goat

Sue Weaver
ISBN: 1603427902, Soft Cover - 11.32 BUY

This is the complete beginner’s guide to raising goats at home. Whether you want to raise goats for their milk and fiber or keep them as pets or companion animals, this book covers all the essentials. You’ll learn how to choose the right goats for your needs and space, house and feed them, keep them healthy, and train them to do simple tricks, pull and drive carts, and serve as pack goats. You’ll also learn how to milk, shear, breed, raise newborn kids, and more. The Backyard Goat makes it easy to enjoy the benefits of owning goats, with no experience necessary.


Raising Goats For Dummies

Cheryl K. Smith
ISBN: 0470568992, Paperback - 13.59 BUY

Raise goats and reap the rewards. Raising Goats For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of owning, caring for, and the day-to-day benefits of raising goats. Raising Goats For Dummies is your How-to guide for: Breaking down the complicated process of choosing and purchasing the right goat breed to meet your needs and getting facilities for your goat set up. 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 Understand what makes these useful and delightful creatures so popular and gain the knowledge and skills to properly care for and utilize their many offerings.


Your Goats: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing

Gail Damerow
ISBN: 0882668250, Paperback - 10.17 BUY

From the Back Cover This book tells you everything that you need to know about raising goats, including how to choose, buy, raise, and show all types, from pets to pack goats. Along with friendly, experienced advice, you'll find important charts and checklists, so you will know just what to do and when to do it to take the very best care of your goat. - How to choose the kind of goat to raise - How to help your goats stay healthy - What to feed your goats - How to breed your goats - How to raise goats for milk or for fiber