Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats, 4th Edition: Breeds, Care, Dairying, Marketing [NOOK Book]

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With minimal space and housing needs, dairy goats are a practical choice for the small or backyard dairy farmer. Dairy goats require a smaller investment than Cows and produce easily digested milk that ...
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Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats, 4th Edition: Breeds, Care, Dairying, Marketing

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Overview

With minimal space and housing needs, dairy goats are a practical choice for the small or backyard dairy farmer. Dairy goats require a smaller investment than Cows and produce easily digested milk that is much in demand for making yogurt, cheese, and other dairy products.

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

"This book will give answers and help novice goat owners get started. It can also be used by established goat owners wanting a reference in an easy-to-read format." -- John D. Howland, American Goat Society, Inc.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603427395
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 12/8/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 252,366
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

The guidance of goat raiser and author Jerry Belanger has been indispensible to new goat owners for many years, for he has been raising goats since the 1950's. He has written many books including Country Living, Homesteader's Handbook to Raising Small Livestock, Raising the Homestead Hog, and Storey's Raising Milk Goats the Modern Way. Jerry is editor and publisher of Countryside & Small Stock Journal, and lives in Waterloo, Wisconsin, with his wife Diane.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    Great intro to Diary Goats

    Great basic overview into goats. If you do bring home goats this book should be on your shelf but also more goat healthcare related books.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2013

    Good book

    I was a little surprised. I thought I was ordering a paperback book so I was waiting for it to arrive. Then I found it on my hand held. Otherwise I am really happy with the book.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 19, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    his is an excellent book for anyone with goats, especially anyone starting to raise goats. It covers everything necessary for one to raise and keep healthy goats. It is a well written book and easy to understand. It is a great reference and a good book to have handy

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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