The Dairy Goat Handbook

Author: Ann Starbard
Editor: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 076034731X
Size: 20,81 MB
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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

Dairy Goats

Author: Jennifer Laffan
Editor: NSW Agriculture
ISBN: 1760582824
Size: 19,14 MB
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The Australian dairy goat sector is an important emerging industry with significant potential. This book is an industry resource designed to build industry confidence, capacity and capability particularly in commercial goat milk production. It provides comprehensive information on animal husbandry, health and welfare, infrastructure, and quality milk production and handling. Case studies and examples are provided, as well as resources for further information. This publication was produced by Tocal College and the NSW Department of Primary Industries in association with AgriFutures Australia. AgriFutures Australia is the trading name for Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC), a statutory authority of the Federal Government established by the Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989. Table of contents: Overview Preface PART 1 BUYING AND BUILDING THE HERD CHAPTER 1 Dairy goat breeds in Australia CHAPTER 2 Planning for productivity PART 2 ANIMAL HUSBANDRY PRACTICES CHAPTER 3 Milking management CHAPTER 4 Handling the breeding stock CHAPTER 5 Husbandry practices CHAPTER 6 Responses of goats to handling PART 3 ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE CHAPTER 7 The cost of disease CHAPTER 8 Diseases and pests PART 4 NUTRITION CHAPTER 9 Ruminant digestion CHAPTER 10 The well-fed herd PART 5 FARM BIOSECURITY CHAPTER 11 Buying goats CHAPTER 12 On-farm quarantine PART 6 INFRASTRUCTURE AND SHED REQUIREMENTS CHAPTER 13 Buildings PART 7 QUALITY ASSURANCE CHAPTER 14 Milk quality PART 8 MARKET SPECIFICATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES CHAPTER 15 Marketing APPENDIX 1 Case studies APPENDIX 2 Vegetation effects on milk quality APPENDIX 3 Toxins of plant and fungal origin occurring in milk APPENDIX 4 Industry bodies Further Reading

Extension Goat Handbook

Author: George Friedrich Wilhelm Haenlein
Editor:
ISBN:
Size: 12,27 MB
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The Whole Goat Handbook

Author: Janet Hurst
Editor: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760342369
Size: 12,95 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Goats are the hottest animal today to raise for hobby farmers, commercial farmers, and members of both 4-H and FFA. But using the producst from a goat requires special skills, handling, and recipes. Here’s The Whole Goat Handbook, chock full of recipes, crafting projects, advice, and more. Cooking with goat meat requires special, adapted recipes because the meat is so strong in flavor; there’s no devoted goat-meat cookbook on the market—until now! Here as well are recipes for making cheese with goat milk as well as goat-milk soap. And for those raising goats for fiber, here are hard-won recommendations on crafting, knitting, and weaving. This book will shows you how to do all this—and more.

Sheep And Goat Handbook

Author: L. S. Pope
Editor:
ISBN:
Size: 13,86 MB
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Contains papers delivered at the International Stockmen's School, v. 1- .

Sheep And Goat Handbook

Author: Frank H. Baker
Editor:
ISBN:
Size: 11,39 MB
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Sheep and goat handbook; Global and national issues; Energy sources and animal wastes; Information channels and instituional structures; New forntiers in biology; Range, grass, and forage; Genetics and reproduction; Management and health; Behavior and facilities; Dairy goat production, management and health.

Dairy Goat Production

Author: Shakeel Nouman
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781494988333
Size: 13,75 MB
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The growing demand for dairy goats within and outside Pakistan has prompt¬ed us to prepare this booklet for farmers who may acquire goats from the FARM Pakistan project in Okara and need skills for rearing/keeping the goats.

Sheep And Goat Handbook

Author: Frank H. Baker
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1000311422
Size: 16,75 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Sheep and Goat Handbook includes presentations made at the International Stockmen's School, January 8-13, 1984.The faculty members of the School who authored this fourth volume of the Handbook, along with books on beef cattle, dairy cattle, and horses, are scholars, stockmen, and agribusiness leaders with national and international reputations. The papers are a mixture of technology and practice that present new concepts from the latest research results of experiments in all parts of the world. Relevant information and concepts from many related disciplines are included.

Storey S Guide To Raising Dairy Goats 5th Edition

Author: Jerry Belanger
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612129331
Size: 14,96 MB
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This best-selling handbook is packed with detailed information on housing, feeding, and fencing dairy goats. It’s been the trusted resource on the topic for farmers and homesteaders since it was originally published in 1975, and the new edition — completely updated and redesigned — makes Storey’s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats more comprehensive and accessible than ever. In-depth sections explain every aspect of milking, including necessary equipment, proper hand-milking techniques, and handling and storing the milk. New color illustrations show each stage of kidding, and substantial chapters on dairy goat health and breeding include the most up-to-date research and practices.