Raising Goats For Dummies

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Overview

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 ...
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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470568996
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2010
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Sales rank: 122,481
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Cheryl K. Smith has raised a small herd of dairy goats under the herd name Mystic Acres since 1998. She published Ruminations: The Nigerian Dwarf and Mini Dairy Goat magazine and Goat Health Care. She writes a blog (ruminationsongoats.blogspot.com) and is an expert on goats at allexperts.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Acquainted with Goats.

Chapter 1: Discovering the Joys of Raising Goats.

Chapter 2: Glimpsing Vital Goat Statistics.

Chapter 3: Knowing Your Capra Aegagrus Hircus (Goat, That Is).

Chapter 4: Getting Your Property Ready for a Goat.

Part II: Bringing Your Goats Home.

Chapter 5: Home Sweet Homestead: Sheltering Your Goats.

Chapter 6: Dinner Time: What and How to Feed Your Goats.

Chapter 7: Getting Your Goats: Choosing, Buying, and Bringing Goats Home.

Chapter 8: Working with Your Goats.

Chapter 9: Handling Routine Care and Important One-Time Tasks.

Part III: Glimpsing Goat Health and Breeding.

Chapter 10: Outlining Basic Health Care Requirements.

Chapter 11: Addressing Common Health Problems and Ailments.

Chapter 12: Breeding and Looking After Pregnant Goats.

Chapter 13: Now Comes the Fun Part: Kids!

Part IV: Living Sustainably and Making Money from Your Goats.

Chapter 14: Discovering Goat Milk: How to Get, Use, and Sell It.

Chapter 15: Goat Meat: From Breeding to Selling and Beyond.

Chapter 16: Further Benefi ts of Goats: Fiber, Breeding, Weed Control, and More.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Common Mistakes First-Time Goat Owners Make.

Chapter 18: Ten Tips for Showing Your Goat.

Chapter 19: Ten Misconceptions about Goats.

Appendix: Goat-Milk Recipes.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2012

    Great!

    One of the best books ive read about raising goats ever.

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