Paperback book by Carol A. Amundson. 191 pages. 17 chapters.
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, show goats at fair or club events and market goats and their products.
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Product ID (SKU) # 76-SSHTRG
Whether you want to raise a dairy barn full of milkers, a 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. There is even a glossary of caprine terms 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.