The Goat Care Handbook

The Goat Care Handbook

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by Mary Turner Stille
     
 

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This handbook is a reference for goat keepers. Valuable to beginners and veteran keepers, it offers helpful information for enjoying the benefits of healthy, productive goats while minimizing costs and problems.

The book contains information on the biology, origin and behavior of goats; their many uses; the breed characteristics and physical conformation (of

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This handbook is a reference for goat keepers. Valuable to beginners and veteran keepers, it offers helpful information for enjoying the benefits of healthy, productive goats while minimizing costs and problems.

The book contains information on the biology, origin and behavior of goats; their many uses; the breed characteristics and physical conformation (of dairy and meat types); buying and transporting tips; housing, fencing and other aspects of management; feed; estrus cycles and breeding; newborn care, udders and milk; horn removal, castration, hooves and foot care; diseases and health care; culling the herd; registering, showing and selling goats; and many other topics. Fully indexed, the work contains numerous photographs, charts and tables.

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useful...features a wealth of data...well recommended

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786423156
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
01/31/2006
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Animal keeper and laureate poet Mary Turner Stille lives in Hope, Arkansas.

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