Updated and revised! Whether you want 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.
Paperback. 199 pages. Copyright 2013.
"This is a fantastic book for people starting out with goats. I have had some ""newbies"" come to me for goats and I suggested they buy this book and read it before getting their first goat and I think even the more experienced goat owners would benefit from it. For kids in 4H, it's priceless."