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Because of increased interest in self-sufficient and sustainable living practices, people interested in having their own milk supply are turning to goats, which are easier to keep than cows. Whether for pets, milk, fiber, or even meat, The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Raising Goats provides everything a beginner needs to know about raising goats.
?According to the June 2007 issue of Better Nutrition magazine, goat's milk is gaining popularity in the United States because it is less allergenic and more easily digestible than cow's milk, and contains higher percentages of key nutrients
?Like raising chickens, raising goats ties directly into the sustainability and thrift movements
We take the nagging out of raising nannies...
In The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Raising Goats Ellie Winslow tells readers everything they need to know about raising goats for pets, milk, or even meat, providing everything a beginner needs to know about feeding, breeding, sheltering, and caring for our small, horny- headed friends.
Goat's milk is gaining popularity in the U.S. because it is more nutritious, allergenic and more digestible than cow's milk, and also contains higher percentages of key nutrients
Like raising chickens, raising goats ties directly into the self- sustainability and thrift movement
Author offers seminars on goat-raising across the country
About the Author
Ellie Winslow grew up on a small farm in Los Angeles County in the 1950s and '60s and has lived in rural America more or less ever since. She has raised dairy goats for 35 years and virtually every type of livestock and companion animal. Ellie teaches seminars on goat husbandry and rural marketing all across the United States.