Practical Goat Keeping

Author: Alan Mowlem

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781861263896

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 112

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There are well over 200 identifiable breeds of goat in the world with some 13 in the UK as well as many cross-breeds. Distinctive cheese and yogurt, prime lean meat, and highly prized cashmere and mohair fiber are all products of this unique species. In this well-illustrated manual, the author provides essential information for successful goat keeping. Hilary Matthews has written the chapter on showing which will give the reader an insight into the world of the show ring.
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City Goats

The Goat Justice League's Guide to Backyard Goat Keeping

Author: Jennie Grant

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 1594857008

Category: House & Home

Page: 176

View: 7137

CLICK HERE to download the chapter called "Legalizing Goats In Your City" from City Goats Time Magazine calls author Jennie Grant the, "godmother of goat lovers." * Explains the how-to and benefits of keeping and raising milking goats on your city lot * Get a healthy source of milk, as well as a hobby that will change your life * Longtime urban goat keeper Jennie Grant is an experienced city goat farmer and Goat Justice activist JENNIE GRANT is your average 40-something mother with a bungalow in Seattle's leafy Madrona neighborhood, a happy middle-school child, a tolerant husband, and a pug named Eddie. She also happens to keep chickens and two milking goats, Snowflake and Eloise, and is regionally known as the passionate founder of the Goat Justice League. Since Grant began keeping milking goats several years ago, she has learned firsthand the remarkable benefits and beauty of keeping goats -- how much healthier and easier to maintain a yard with goats can be, the tolerance levels of neighbors, the health benefits of non-industrial foods, and how interacting with goats inspires a connection with nature. City Goats: The Goat Justice League's Guide to Urban Goat Keeping is her step-by-step guide to raising a pair of dairy goats in your urban or suburban backyard, from learning city zoning requirements and selecting goats to setting up your yard, building a goat shed, feeding and caring, kidding, and milking. Practical and at times comical (just like a goat!), connected both to nature and the city, and slightly rebellious -- City Goats: The Goat Justice League's Guide to Urban Goat Keeping is a book for gardeners, people committed to eating locally, and anyone who has ever pondered joining the backyard goat revolution.
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Goat Keeping

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473352185

Category: Nature

Page: 54

View: 1831

This early work is a fascinating read for any goat enthusiast or historian of the breed, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical for the amateur or professional goat farmer today. Contents Include: How Goats are Kept; Choosing a Goat; Feeding the Milking Goat; The Kids; Milk; Health; List of Books; and Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Modern Dairy Goats -Goat Keeping

Author: Mary Gordon

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1446549941

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

View: 7651

This book deals with all aspects of goat culture, from breeding to feeding, together with the care and treatment of the milk and the making of butter and cheese. The author is well known for her writings and broadcast on the subject, for she draws from a thorough practical knowledge and a lifetime's experience. Contents Include : Why Not Keep a Goat? Breeds and Strains How to Choose a Goat Housing The Use and Abuse of Pasture Feeding Breeding The In-Kid Nanny Kid Rearing Male Goats General Management Milking, and The Care of Milk Butter and Cheese From Goats' Milk How To Treat a Sick Goat What Doctors Say About Goats' Milk
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Profit and Pleasure in Goat-keeping

A Practical Conservative Treatise Presenting in Concrete Form the Advantages of the Modern Milch Goat, the Various Breeds, Their Care and Management

Author: Fred Clark Lounsbury

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Goats

Page: 43

View: 5042

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Practical Goat Keeping and Farming

Author: A. Abbey

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 147334803X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 140

View: 5694

Originally published in 1935. "No other animal belonging to the category of smallholders stock will reward one so well in return for kindness and considerate treatment." - This detailed book on goat husbandry will prove invaluable to the amateur breeder. Contents Include: Breeds Housing Management Goatlings Breeding Kidding Feeding The Male Shows and Showing Ailments etc.Illustrated with photos. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Goats and Goat Keeping

Author: Katie Thear

Publisher: Slawson Communications

ISBN: 9780948075919

Category: Goats

Page: 176

View: 2413

The author gives the history of goats and their relationship to man, the goat's changing status through the years, breeds of goats, goat products, and more.
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Goat Crazy: How to Have the Healthiest, Best Producing, Longest Living Goats In the Land.

Author: Pat James

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1300877332

Category: Pets

Page: N.A

View: 728

Goat Crazy is jam packed with insight and absolutely necessary for goat keeping success - it's like a backstage pass into the secret world of healthy and profitable goats. You can expect to learn the following: The 62 Horribly Poisonous Plants to your Goats and how to avoid them. The Absolute Best Ways to house and keep your Goat happy and healthy. How to make the Milking Cycle work to your advantage. Understand the 2 Crucial Sections of a dairy operation so you can sleep easy at night. You'll Know The 7 Lifesaving Questions you must ask before keeping goats. Discover the 3 different types of Fences that will save you precious time and money. Goats and their wool - you'll understand every type and what they're used for...and how to make money from their wool. You will become an expert on the differences between a "dry yearling, milking yearling and aged doe".
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The Backyard Goat

An Introductory Guide to Keeping and Enjoying Pet Goats, from Feeding and Housing to Making Your Own Cheese

Author: Sue Weaver

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427902

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 215

View: 2413

A beginner's guide to raising goats as productive pets, offering guidance on choosing a breed, and discussing housing, feeding, milking, making cheese, harvesting cashmere, training goats for tricks or work, and related topics.
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Goat Keeping

Author: Valerie Hitch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781842862216

Category: Goats

Page: 64

View: 7315

This handbook for novice and would-be goatkeepers is a comprehensive introduction to the subject. It covers in detail all you need to consider before buying your first goat, then leads you through choosing the right breed for you, daily care and feeding, health care and breeding.
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Goatkeeping 101

Sensible Information from People Who Know and Raise Goats

Author: Joan Vandergriff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780984165605

Category:

Page: 268

View: 384

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Goat Husbandry

Author: David Mackenzie

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571265855

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 374

View: 6784

This is a book every goat-keeper should have. The latest edition has been extensively revised by Ruth Goodwin, a well-known expert, to reflect the changes in the goat-keeping world since publication of the previous edition. She has incorporated her revisions with great skill without losing the character of what is a classic work.
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Raising Goats Naturally

The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More

Author: Deborah Niemann

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 1550925431

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

View: 7168

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to raising goats (or any livestock for that matter). But by working with nature, you can raise happy, healthy dairy goats and produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fertilizer, leather, fiber and soap — all without relying on drugs or following the factory-farm model. Raising Goats Naturally will show you how.
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