How to Raise Goats

Filename: how-to-raise-goats.pdf
ISBN: 9780760343784
Release Date: 2013-01-21
Number of pages: 200
Author: Carol Amundson
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

Download and read online How to Raise Goats in PDF and EPUB Whether you want to raise a dairy barn full of milkers, one hundred meat goats for market, a herd of Angoras for mohair fiber, or a few Pygmies as pets, this book is for you. Expert, hands-on advice makes it easy to get started raising a healthy herd. Longtime goat farmer Carol Amundson describes the breeds popular in the United States and Canada and explains all the helpful dos and don’ts. You’ll find information about traveling with goats, marketing, treating illness, and more, including a glossary of caprine terms, tables and charts for easy reference, and a list of breed associations. Illustrated in full color, this guidebook is an indispensable resource for those who want to raise their very own goats. Easy-to-follow tips help you to: Choose the right breed for your needs Evaluate and purchase goats House and feed your herd Keep your herd healthy Breed goats and birth kids Market goats and their products Reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), this book will give you the tools you need to succeed in this challenging but rewarding venture.


How to Raise Dairy Goats

Filename: how-to-raise-dairy-goats.pdf
ISBN: 9781601383785
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 288
Author: Martha Maeda
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

Download and read online How to Raise Dairy Goats in PDF and EPUB This book provides every detail you could possible need to become a dairy goat breeder and farmer. You will learn how goats are raised for different purposes, including as dairy goats, fiber goats, and as a means to maintain property. You will learn how to select the right breed of goat and how to know what to look for in a specific goat. You will also learn to breed goats, including how to care for the mother, how to wean the kids, and the care the kid will need once it is born. You will learn how to properly house goats and what they require from you to remain healthy and happy, both with their feed and their space. --


Raising Goats For Dummies

Filename: raising-goats-for-dummies.pdf
ISBN: 0470633808
Release Date: 2010-01-28
Number of pages: 360
Author: Cheryl K. Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Raising Goats For Dummies in PDF and EPUB 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.


Raising Goats Naturally

Filename: raising-goats-naturally.pdf
ISBN: 9781550925432
Release Date: 2013-09-23
Number of pages: 304
Author: Deborah Niemann
Publisher: New Society Publishers

Download and read online Raising Goats Naturally in PDF and EPUB Produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fiber, fertilizer and more


The Meat Goat Handbook

Filename: the-meat-goat-handbook.pdf
ISBN: 9780760340424
Release Date: 2012-01-15
Number of pages: 224
Author: Yvonne Zweede-Tucker
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

Download and read online The Meat Goat Handbook in PDF and EPUB DIVLongtime goat rancher Yvonne Zweede-Tucker draws on twenty years of hands-on experience to help you raise your own meat goats. Illustrated throughout with color photography, this instructive handbook includes advice about breeds, feeding, housing, safety, health, kidding, butchering, and selling product. Included is a glossary and a resources appendix. Essential reading for every meat goat owner!/div


Storey s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats

Filename: storey-s-guide-to-raising-dairy-goats.pdf
ISBN: 9781603425803
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 296
Author: Jerome D. Belanger
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online Storey s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats in PDF and EPUB From the Back Cover: Minimal space and housing needs make goats a practical choice for small or backyard dairy farmers, and Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats is the one book farmers need to raise healthy, productive animals. This comprehensive and reassuring guide includes complete instructions for turning your goat milk into profitable cheese, yogurt, kefir, and butter. The revised and updated fourth edition includes: Updated information on disease diagnosis and treatment; Tips on choosing pygmy breeds; Expanded coverage of breeding, kidding, and raising kids; More information on milking, dairying, and cheesemaking; Expanded resource section.


The Backyard Goat

Filename: the-backyard-goat.pdf
ISBN: 9781603426992
Release Date: 2011-04-16
Number of pages: 224
Author: Sue Weaver
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online The Backyard Goat in PDF and EPUB Pulling carts around the farm or serving as loyal pack animals, goats are naturally hardworking and make for friendly companions. This straightforward guide teaches you how to choose, house, feed, train, and breed the best goats for your space and needs. Whether you want to churn out fresh dairy products, harvest soft cashmere for knitting, or keep goats as playful pets, The Backyard Goat makes it easy to enjoy the benefits of owning goats, with no experience necessary.


Raising meat goats for profit

Filename: raising-meat-goats-for-profit.pdf
ISBN: WISC:89090952672
Release Date: 1999-03-01
Number of pages: 256
Author: Gail B. Bowman
Publisher: Bowman Communications Inc

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Storey s Guide to Raising Meat Goats 2nd Edition

Filename: storey-s-guide-to-raising-meat-goats-2nd-edition.pdf
ISBN: 9781603422390
Release Date: 2010-12-08
Number of pages: 344
Author: Maggie Sayer
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online Storey s Guide to Raising Meat Goats 2nd Edition in PDF and EPUB Discover how raising your own meat goats can be a fun and profitable endeavor. Offering plenty of tips for creating an economically viable operation and identifying niche markets for your products, Storey’s Guide to Raising Meat Goats shows you how to care for a thriving and productive herd full of healthy and happy animals.


The Dairy Goat Handbook

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ISBN: 9780760347317
Release Date: 2015-06-05
Number of pages: 192
Author: Ann Starbard
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

Download and read online The Dairy Goat Handbook in PDF and EPUB "Like many domesticated animals, goats require an attentive eye and constant care and upkeep. Learn how with The Dairy Goat Handbook. Whether raising them for pleasure or profit, this guide provides everything you need to know to raise a happy and healthy herd."-- Back cover


Get Your Goat

Filename: get-your-goat.pdf
ISBN: 9781610581875
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Number of pages: 160
Author: Brent Zimmerman
Publisher: Quarry Books

Download and read online Get Your Goat in PDF and EPUB It’s all about back to basics: consumers are rejecting consumption and looking for more and more ways to reconnect with the earth, the community, and their food sources. Many people who have tried keeping chickens, toyed with turkeys, or even just fantasized about converting their quarter-acre suburban yard into a pasture has no doubt wondered: What about goats? I don't live on a farm—how do these lively, intelligent creatures fit into my life? Get Your Goat,is a comprehensive, engaging way to answer all your questions about keeping goats, as backyard farm animal or even as a pet.Get Your Goat is a complete handbook for keeping all breeds of goats on smaller acreage. It includes essential information on the nuts and bolts of goat behavior; an extensive breed guide that teaches you how to make the best choice of breed for your lifestyle; fencing and housing; health and wellness; whether to raise goats for product (milk, meat, fiber) or for companionship; and more . . . written for the new goat keeper, with all the right questions in mind!


Storey s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats 4th Edition

Filename: storey-s-guide-to-raising-dairy-goats-4th-edition.pdf
ISBN: 9781603427395
Release Date: 2010-12-08
Number of pages: 304
Author: Jerry Belanger
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online Storey s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats 4th Edition in PDF and EPUB A great choice for the small or backyard farmer, dairy goats require a smaller investment than cows and produce milk that makes delicious yogurt and cheese. This fourth edition includes more on pygmy goats, health care, breeding, and making dairy products. You’ll have everything you need to you need to know to successfully raise your own dairy goats.


City Goats

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ISBN: 9781594857003
Release Date: 2012-10-03
Number of pages: 176
Author: Jennie Grant
Publisher: Mountaineers Books

Download and read online City Goats in PDF and EPUB CLICK HERE to download the chapter called "Legalizing Goats In Your City" from City Goats Time Magazine calls author Jennie Grant the, "godmother of goat lovers." * Explains the how-to and benefits of keeping and raising milking goats on your city lot * Get a healthy source of milk, as well as a hobby that will change your life * Longtime urban goat keeper Jennie Grant is an experienced city goat farmer and Goat Justice activist JENNIE GRANT is your average 40-something mother with a bungalow in Seattle's leafy Madrona neighborhood, a happy middle-school child, a tolerant husband, and a pug named Eddie. She also happens to keep chickens and two milking goats, Snowflake and Eloise, and is regionally known as the passionate founder of the Goat Justice League. Since Grant began keeping milking goats several years ago, she has learned firsthand the remarkable benefits and beauty of keeping goats -- how much healthier and easier to maintain a yard with goats can be, the tolerance levels of neighbors, the health benefits of non-industrial foods, and how interacting with goats inspires a connection with nature. City Goats: The Goat Justice League's Guide to Urban Goat Keeping is her step-by-step guide to raising a pair of dairy goats in your urban or suburban backyard, from learning city zoning requirements and selecting goats to setting up your yard, building a goat shed, feeding and caring, kidding, and milking. Practical and at times comical (just like a goat!), connected both to nature and the city, and slightly rebellious -- City Goats: The Goat Justice League's Guide to Urban Goat Keeping is a book for gardeners, people committed to eating locally, and anyone who has ever pondered joining the backyard goat revolution.


The Whole Goat Handbook

Filename: the-whole-goat-handbook.pdf
ISBN: 9780760342367
Release Date: 2013-01-14
Number of pages: 192
Author: Janet Hurst
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

Download and read online The Whole Goat Handbook in PDF and EPUB Goats are the hottest animal today to raise for hobby farmers, commercial farmers, and members of both 4-H and FFA. But using the producst from a goat requires special skills, handling, and recipes. Here’s The Whole Goat Handbook, chock full of recipes, crafting projects, advice, and more. Cooking with goat meat requires special, adapted recipes because the meat is so strong in flavor; there’s no devoted goat-meat cookbook on the market—until now! Here as well are recipes for making cheese with goat milk as well as goat-milk soap. And for those raising goats for fiber, here are hard-won recommendations on crafting, knitting, and weaving. This book will shows you how to do all this—and more.


Pygmy Goats

Filename: pygmy-goats.pdf
ISBN: 0962453137
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 237
Author: Lorrie Boldrick
Publisher: All Publishing Company

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