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Raising Goats For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-63380-9
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360 pages
January 2010
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Introduction.

Part I: Getting Acquainted with Goats.

Chapter 1: Discovering the Joys of Raising Goats.

Chapter 2: Glimpsing Vital Goat Statistics.

Chapter 3: Knowing Your Capra Aegagrus Hircus (Goat, That Is).

Chapter 4: Getting Your Property Ready for a Goat.

Part II: Bringing Your Goats Home.

Chapter 5: Home Sweet Homestead: Sheltering Your Goats.

Chapter 6: Dinner Time: What and How to Feed Your Goats.

Chapter 7: Getting Your Goats: Choosing, Buying, and Bringing Goats Home.

Chapter 8: Working with Your Goats.

Chapter 9: Handling Routine Care and Important One-Time Tasks.

Part III: Glimpsing Goat Health and Breeding.

Chapter 10: Outlining Basic Health Care Requirements.

Chapter 11: Addressing Common Health Problems and Ailments.

Chapter 12: Breeding and Looking After Pregnant Goats.

Chapter 13: Now Comes the Fun Part: Kids!

Part IV: Living Sustainably and Making Money from Your Goats.

Chapter 14: Discovering Goat Milk: How to Get, Use, and Sell It.

Chapter 15: Goat Meat: From Breeding to Selling and Beyond.

Chapter 16: Further Benefi ts of Goats: Fiber, Breeding, Weed Control, and More.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Common Mistakes First-Time Goat Owners Make.

Chapter 18: Ten Tips for Showing Your Goat.

Chapter 19: Ten Misconceptions about Goats.

Appendix: Goat-Milk Recipes.

Index.

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