The Backyard Goat by Sue Weaver
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 Sue Weaver

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Sue Weaver is Storey’s expert on keeping livestock as productive backyard pets. Her previous titles include The Backyard Sheep, The Backyard Goat, The Backyard Cow, The Donkey Companion, and Storey’s Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock. She and her husband run a farmette in the southern Ozarks in Arkansas.
Published April 16, 2011 by Storey Publishing, LLC. 224 pages
Genres: Cooking, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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