How To Raise Goats

Author: Carol Amundson
Editor: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 1616732032
Size: 13,29 MB
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As pets or livestock, goats are increasingly popular animals on farms large and small. Easier and cheaper to keep than many larger animals, they will keep a pony company, pull a cart, and produce the perfect milk for many artisan cheeses or meat for some of the most up-and-coming ethnic cuisines. For anyone thinking of acquiring a goat or starting a herd--for whatever reason--this book is an essential resource. Written by an authority on goat breeding and behavior, this approachable guide covers every component of raising goats for fun or profit, meat or milk. Beginning with the basics--history and behavior, types and breeds--Carol Amundson answers all of a prospective owners questions about getting a goat, from land requirements and regulations to choosing or assessing particular animals or breeds. In a clear and engaging way, she goes into the details of housing and feeding, breeding and milking, training and showing, transporting and marketing goats of all kinds--as well as the dos and donts of keeping them healthy from birth to old age. Concise, complete, and easy-to-use, this is a reference that no goat owner should be without.

Raising Goats

Author: Jason Howard
Editor:
ISBN: 9781951345204
Size: 10,99 MB
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Discover the best-kept homesteading secrets to raising robust, healthy goats and learn how to leverage your little herd for fresh dairy products Are you thinking about raising your own goats right in your backyard, but don't know how to begin or are unsure what supplies and daily care they will need? Have you recently started a goat herd and everything seems to be going wrong? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book is for you. Raising goats can seem overwhelming. They are stubborn, impulsive and frustrating if you don't know what you're doing. But it doesn't have to be that way. In this book, Jason Howard uncovers the secrets of raising goats for fun and profit. You'll discover information to help you purchase goats in peak condition, keeping them healthy and a ton of other useful advice to help you maintain a great herd. Here's a tiny snippet of what you're going to learn in Raising Goats Everything you need to get started raising goats in your backyard if you're a beginner The 4 absolute best places to purchase your first or next healthy goat 3 factors you need to consider before purchasing goats for your herd How to buy registered goats and why it's important 9 extremely important things you need to look out for when purchasing a goat Common mistakes homesteaders make when trying to purchase a goat Housing and shelter instructions for both baby goats (kids) and young goats 8 surefire ways to keep your goats safe from diseases and predators Proven ways to effectively train your goats without losing your sanity ...and much more! Whether you want to raise a herd of milkers for fresh dairy or meat goats for farmer's market, the instructions contained in this guide will help you master the science and practice of raising healthy goats easily and quickly. Scroll to the top of the page and click the "Buy Now" button to get started on your goat rearing adventure today!

Raising Goats For Dummies

Author: Cheryl K. Smith
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470633809
Size: 16,60 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Raise goats and reap the rewards. Raising Goats For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of owning, caring for, and the day-to-day benefits of raising goats. Raising Goats For Dummies is your How-to guide for: Breaking down the complicated process of choosing and purchasing the right goat breed to meet your needs and getting facilities for your goat set up. Providing in-depth information on proper grooming, handling, feeding, and milking Covering the basics of goat health and nutrition Offering tips and advice for using your goat to produce milk, meat, fiber, and more Understand what makes these useful and delightful creatures so popular and gain the knowledge and skills to properly care for and utilize their many offerings.

How To Raise Goats

Author: Carol A. Amundson
Editor: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 0760364168
Size: 10,69 MB
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Whether you want to raise a dairy barn full of milkers, meat goats for market, a herd of Angoras for mohair fiber, or a few Pygmies as pets, this is the book for you. Goats are more popular than ever. The expert, hands-on advice in this new edition of Voyageur Press's best-selling goat manual makes it easy to get started. Providing information on the latest developments in husbandry, housing, and nutrition, veteran goat farmer Carol Amundson also describes the breeds popular in the United States and Canada and explains all the helpful dos and don’ts. You’ll find information about traveling with goats, marketing, treating illness, and more, including a glossary of caprine terms, tables and charts for easy reference, and a list of breed associations. Illustrated in full color and licensed by the Future Farmers of America, this guidebook is an indispensable resource for those who want to raise their very own goats. Easy-to-follow tips help you to: Choose the right breed for your needs Evaluate and purchase goats House and feed your herd Keep your herd healthy Breed goats and birth kids Market goats and their products Reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), this book will give you the tools you need to succeed in this challenging but rewarding venture.

Raising Goats Naturally

Author: Deborah Niemann
Editor: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550925431
Size: 10,49 MB
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Complete self-sufficiency may seem out of reach, but for more and more of us, increasing our self-reliance as much as possible is the order of the day. Incorporating dairy goats as the centerpiece of a diversified homestead can be the key to achieving this goal, and Raising Goats Naturally will show you how. By working with nature, you can raise 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. By observing your own animals closely and educating yourself about their specific needs, you can create an individualized plan for keeping them healthy and maximizing their productivity. This unique, fully-illustrated guide will teach you to help your herd thrive with: breed-specific descriptions to help you choose the right goats for your goals and lifestyle detailed information on housing, fencing, breeding, health, milking, and nutrition complete recipes and instructions for making your own cheese, dairy products, and soap, as well as cooking with goat meat. Packed with personal experiences backed up by expert veterinary advice and scientific studies, Raising Goats Naturally brings together a wealth of practical information on raising goats for the love of it and using their milk and meat to become more self-reliant.

Raising Goats For Beginners

Author: Kenton Swinson
Editor: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781679203053
Size: 15,83 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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★★ Buy the Paperback version of this book and get the eBook version included for FREE ★★ Raising goats is not the first thing that comes to mind of most people when they think of pets. If you do decide that you want to own a goat as your pet, you should know beforehand that goats require more care and attention than other animals and there are things that you want to know before you commit to raising goats to make sure that the whole endeavor ends up being successful and to your liking. Showing you what you need to know to raise goats successfully is what this book is all about. There are things goats are particular about, but once you understand what those things are, you will see that keeping them happy isn't so hard after all and you'll end up being quite satisfied once you get to enjoy your success. Raising goats is rewarding, but it is necessary to understand that you need to show up daily for the goats as their provider, nurturer, protector and friend. You can expect to learn about: *Why it is not enough to just have one goat *Where goats should and shouldn't live *Where to buy goats from *How to make sure that the goats stay where you want them to stay *How to handle kid goat after birth *And much more! As pointed out, goats are animals that do require more than the average pet animal, but as with many other things, you get what you put into it and you will most likely find out that the reward is well worth it. As long as you go in with the right knowledge, there is no doubt that you can achieve what you are after. If you are ready to create a happy and healthy goat family, then scrolling over to the BUY button and clicking it is the first step.

The Dairy Goat Handbook

Author: Ann Starbard
Editor: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 076034731X
Size: 11,19 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Like many domesticated animals, goats require an attentive eye and constant care and upkeep. Learn how with The Dairy Goat Handbook. Whether raising them for pleasure or profit, this guide provides everything you need to know to raise a happy and healthy herd."-- Back cover

Raising Goats

Author: Jack Abner
Editor:
ISBN: 9781532991462
Size: 10,56 MB
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In Raising Goats: Keeping Milk, Meat, Wool, and Pet Goats you're going to find everything you need to get started when it comes to raising your own herd of goats. Whether you plan on having one goat or five hundred goats; whether you live on acres of land or have a small backyard, this guide has a ton of indispensible information for raising your own goats.This guide takes the beginner through the process of getting to know each breed of goat and its common purpose - whether you want to have a goat just as a pet, raise it for its milk, meat, or wool (fiber) we're going to take you through the different breeds, explain their differences, and point you in the right direction depending on your very individual needs.Simply knowing which breeds are used for what is great and all but, actually purchasing a goat is a whole other ball game. That's why we walk you through actually buying a goat. From scouting out different auctions and breeders we've got you covered. We will provide you with all the information you need to feel confident when it comes down to actually making your purchase.Once you actually have your goat on your land we're guessing you're actually going to want to know how to take care of your new 'kid' (that's what they call baby goats dontchya know) so we've put together a great section on goat care. In it you'll learn all about:What to feed your goat and whyProper fencing and housing for your goatAll about goat accessories - collars, halters, and leadsAnd more tips and tricks for optimal goat healthBeyond that there are certain intricacies when it comes to raising goats for their different purposes which is why we've put together specific sections for each of a goats' probable uses: raising it as a pet, or keeping them for their milk, meat, or fiber.And of course, if you want to duplicate your success, or get into the market of selling your goats we cover how to properly breed your goats too.As you can see, for the newbie goat herder we cover a lot of bases. You won't be disappointed when you download Raising Goats, no matter what your goat keeping goals are!

Raising Goats Naturally 2nd Edition

Author: Deborah Niemann
Editor: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 155092642X
Size: 18,37 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fiber, fertilizer, and more Incorporating dairy goats into a diversified homestead can be the key to greater self-sufficiency. Responding to questions and concerns from readers from all over North America and beyond, this fully revised and expanded edition of Raising Goats Naturally will help readers work with nature to raise dairy goats to produce milk, cheese, meat, fertilizer, leather, fiber, and soap – all without relying on drugs or following the factory farm model. By observing your own animals closely and educating yourself about their specific needs, you can create an individualized plan for keeping them healthy and maximizing their productivity. This unique, fully-illustrated guide will teach you to help your herd thrive with: Breed-specific descriptions to help you choose the right goats for your goals and lifestyle Detailed information on housing, fencing, breeding, health, milking, and nutrition Complete recipes and instructions for making your own cheese, dairy products, and soap, as well as cooking with goat meat. Packed with personal experiences and backed up by expert veterinary advice and scientific studies, Raising Goats Naturally brings together a wealth of practical information on raising goats for the love of it and using their milk and meat to become more self-reliant.

Raising Goats The Easy Way For Beginners

Author: Mikenis
Editor:
ISBN: 9781696772365
Size: 19,57 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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===Buy the Paperback Version of this Book and Get the Kindle eBook Version included for FREE=== It is easy to raise goats and make quick money. This book, "Raising Goats the Easy Way for Beginners" helps you understand everything you need to know about buying and raising goats and caring for them. Do you know anything simpler than raising goats? Yes, selling them because 75 percent of the people of the world eat goat meat and more than half drink goat milk (especially those with an allergy to cow's milk). You can sell goat kids almost as fast as they are born. If you have any doubts about how to do all this, read this book. It begins with the type of goat to buy and tells you all about caring for them and feeding them. Keep this book beside you and step into the world of profit and big money. Kws: goats, raising goats for dummies, goat care, goat book, live goats for sale, goat farm, goats for dummies, pygmy goat book, raising goats, goat husbandry