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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


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This is the complete beginner's guide to raising goats at home. Whether you want to raise goats for their milk and fiber or keep them as pets or companion animals, this book covers all the essentials. You'll learn how to choose the right goats for your needs and space, house and feed them, keep them healthy, and train them to do simple tricks, pull and drive carts, and serve as pack goats. You'll also learn how to milk, shear, breed, raise newborn kids, and more. The Backyard Goat makes it easy to enjoy the benefits of owning goats, with no experience necessary.

About the Author

Sue Weaver sold her first freelance article in 1969. Since then she"s marketed material to major horse periodicals including The Western Horseman, Horse Illustrated, and Chronicle

of the Horse, Flying Changes, Horseman"s Market, Arabian Horse Times, The Appaloosa News, The Quarter Horse Journal, Horse"n Around, and The Brayer. In 2003 she began writing solely for Hobby Farms magazine and BowTie Press horse publications.

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robin.m.nielsen, December 25, 2012 (view all comments by robin.m.nielsen)
Borrowed this book from the library and I can't wait to buy it. It's great for the beginner and the expert as it really gets into the ins and outs of urban goat keeping. It's easy to understand as it's written in plain language. Reading this book has made me very excited to keep goats!
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Weaver, Sue
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ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
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