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Raising Dairy Goats (Storey's Guides to Raising)

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For 17 years readers have turned to Storey Books for advice on raising animals. Our Modern Way series of six books has sold more than 1,000,000 copies. In an effort to provide readers with the best how-to animal books on the market we are completely updating all six Modern Way titles and reintroducing them as part of our Guide to Raising series.

Written by experts, these guides give novice and experienced livestock farmers all they need to know to successfully keep and profit from animals. Each book includes information on selection, housing, space requirements, breeding and birthing techniques, feeding, behavior, and health concerns and remedies for illness. The books also address the business of raising animals — processing meat, milk, eggs, and more. The authors were chosen not only for their expertise but also for their ability to explain the ins and outs of animal husbandry in an inviting and authoritative manner.

Whether readers are ready to start an entire herd or flock or are considering purchasing their first animal, Storey's Guide to Raising series offers vital information; each book is an indispensable reference.

Synopsis:

The Best Advice on Raising Dairy Goats

This indispensable, fully illustrated guide provides the very latest practical information for dairy goat owners. All of the essentials are covered here, including:

Individual breeds - Feeding and housing - Health care and disease prevention

Breeding and kidding - Milking and dairying

"We receive many request from novice goat owners wanting caprine information. This book will give answers and help people get started. It can also be used by established goat owners wanting a reference in an easy-to-read format. We will certainly recommend this book as a great reference about goats." - John D. Howland, American Goat Society, Inc.

Synopsis:

For 17 years readers have turned to Storey Books for advice on raising animals. Our Modern Way series of six books has sold more than 1,000,000 copies. In an effort to provide readers with the best how-to animal books on the market we are completely updating all six Modern Way titles and reintroducing them as part of our Guide to Raising series.

Written by experts, these guides give novice and experienced livestock farmers all they need to know to successfully keep and profit from animals. Each book includes information on selection, housing, space requirements, breeding and birthing techniques, feeding, behavior, and health concerns and remedies for illness. The books also address the business of raising animals — processing meat, milk, eggs, and more. The authors were chosen not only for their expertise but also for their ability to explain the ins and outs of animal husbandry in an inviting and authoritative manner.

Whether readers are ready to start an entire herd or flock or are considering purchasing their first animal, Storey's Guide to Raising series offers vital information; each book is an indispensable reference.

About 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.

Table of Contents

1 BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT GOATS (1)

MILK (16)

GETTING YOUR GOAT (31)

HOUSING (49)

FENCING (66)

FEEDING (72)

GROOMING (110)

HEALTH (122)

THE BUCK (144)

BREEDING (153)

KIDDING (161)

RAISING KIDS (173)

MILKING (182)

KEEPING RECORDS (198)

CHEVON (206

DAIRY PRODUCTS (212)

RECIPES FOR GOAT PRODUCTS (229)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580172592
Subtitle:
Breeds, Care, Dairying
Author:
Belanger, Jerry
Author:
Belanger, Jerry
Author:
Belanger, Jerome D.
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, Vt.
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Goats
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry - General
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Business & Economics-Industries - Agribusiness
Subject:
Medical : Veterinary Medicine - Food Animal
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Storey's Guides to Raising
Series Volume:
104-493
Publication Date:
20001130
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 x 9
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6.06 x 0.74 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
The Best Advice on Raising Dairy Goats

This indispensable, fully illustrated guide provides the very latest practical information for dairy goat owners. All of the essentials are covered here, including:

Individual breeds - Feeding and housing - Health care and disease prevention

Breeding and kidding - Milking and dairying

"We receive many request from novice goat owners wanting caprine information. This book will give answers and help people get started. It can also be used by established goat owners wanting a reference in an easy-to-read format. We will certainly recommend this book as a great reference about goats." - John D. Howland, American Goat Society, Inc.

"Synopsis" by , For 17 years readers have turned to Storey Books for advice on raising animals. Our Modern Way series of six books has sold more than 1,000,000 copies. In an effort to provide readers with the best how-to animal books on the market we are completely updating all six Modern Way titles and reintroducing them as part of our Guide to Raising series.

Written by experts, these guides give novice and experienced livestock farmers all they need to know to successfully keep and profit from animals. Each book includes information on selection, housing, space requirements, breeding and birthing techniques, feeding, behavior, and health concerns and remedies for illness. The books also address the business of raising animals — processing meat, milk, eggs, and more. The authors were chosen not only for their expertise but also for their ability to explain the ins and outs of animal husbandry in an inviting and authoritative manner.

Whether readers are ready to start an entire herd or flock or are considering purchasing their first animal, Storey's Guide to Raising series offers vital information; each book is an indispensable reference.

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