Nubian Goats as Pets. Nubian Goats Facts and Information. Nubian Goats Care, Health, Milking, Keeping, Raising, Training, Play, Food, Costs and Where
Everything you need to know about nubian goats as pets. This book is a must have guide for anybody passionate about nubian goats. Care, health, milking, keeping, raising, training, play, food, costs and where to buy all included. The book is written in an easy to read and understandable style. In a straight forward, no nonsense fashion, Elliott Lang covers all aspects of keeping nubian goats. The book is full of sound advice and answers to your questions.
CLICK HERE to download the chapter called "Legalizing Goats In Your City" from City GoatsTime Magazine calls author Jennie Grant the, "godmother of goat lovers."* Explains the how-to and benefits of keeping and raising milking goats on your city lot* Get a healthy source of milk, as well as a hobby that will change your life* Longtime urban goat keeper Jennie Grant is an experienced city goat farmer and Goat Justice activistJENNIE GRANT is your average 40-something mother with a bungalow in Seattle's leafy Madrona neighborhood, a happy middle-school child, a tolerant husband, and a pug named Eddie. She also happens to keep chickens and two milking goats, Snowflake and Eloise, and is regionally known as the passionate founder of the Goat Justice League.Since Grant began keeping milking goats several years ago, she has learned firsthand the remarkable benefits and beauty of keeping goats -- how much healthier and easier to maintain a yard with goats can be, the tolerance levels of neighbors, the health benefits of non-industrial foods, and how interacting with goats inspires a connection with nature. City Goats: The Goat Justice League's Guide to Urban Goat Keeping is her step-by-step guide to raising a pair of dairy goats in your urban or suburban backyard, from learning city zoning requirements and selecting goats to setting up your yard, building a goat shed, feeding and caring, kidding, and milking.Practical and at times comical (just like a goat!), connected both to nature and the city, and slightly rebellious -- City Goats: The Goat Justice League's Guide to Urban Goat Keeping is a book for gardeners, people committed to eating locally, and anyone who has ever pondered joining the backyard goat revolution.
Goats are easy to care for and a low-investment choice for anyone wishing to live out rural dreams or add to an existing stable. The Joy of Keeping Goats offers practical advice, clear guidelines, and wonderful anecdotes from author and self-sustainer Laura Childs. In her book, she walks readers step-by-step through important information on breeds, feeding requirements, how to make cheese, and much more. With gorgeous color photographs, The Joy of Keeping Goats clearly illustrates what an easy and rewarding experience raising goats can be.
Keeping Livestock Healthy: A Comprehensive Veterinary Guide to Preventing and Identifying Disease in Horses, Cattle, Swine, Goats & Sheep, 4th Edition
Offering expert advice on nutrition, proper housing, and routine maintenance, Keeping Livestock Healthy covers all the everyday medical care your horses, cattle, pigs, goats, and sheep are likely to require. From vaccines and artificial insemination to detecting and treating Lyme disease, Potomac fever, and bluetongue, you’ll find everything you need to know to keep your animals healthy and thriving. Stressing preventative methods wherever possible, N. Bruce Haynes helps you reduce veterinary costs, increase your self-sufficiency, and boost the productivity of your livestock operation.
Barnyard in Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, and Cattle
When is the right time to shear a sheep? Is there a market for manure? What time of day is best to collect eggs? What is the correct way to milk a goat? What does a duck eat? Can a cow and a sheep share the same pasture? Which types of rabbits are easiest to raise? The perfect book for anyone who has ever dreamed of having that little place in the country, Barnyard in Your Backyard offers tried-and-true, expert advice on raising healthy, happy, productive farm animals: chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits, goats, sheep, and dairy cows. Each chapter focuses on a different animal, discussing the pros and cons of raising the animal, housing and land requirements, feeding guidelines, health concerns, and a schedule for routine care. Species that are easy to raise, hardy, and companionable are profiled. First-time farmers will discover simple, clear instructions for caring for animals throughout the year, as well as guidelines for processing barnyard products such as milk, wool, and eggs. Combining practical advice from real experts, easy-to-use checklists and charts, a seasonal care calendar, and detailed black-and-white illustrations, Barnyard in Your Backyard offers a comprehensive review of the ins and outs - the tribulations and triumphs - of living with and caring for a small barnyard.
Goats have been used for their dairy products for hundreds of years, providing a wide array of milk, butter, yogurt, and cheeses that provide the unique flavors that make Mediterranean cuisine so special. For those who are interested in raising their own dairy goats so they can take advantage of the milk products provided, it is important to first of all learn everything possible about dairy goats, from what they eat to how they breed and how to cultivate and harvest the milk when the time comes. This book provides every detail you could possible need to become a dedicated or hobbyist dairy goat breeder and farmer. You will learn how goats are raised for different purposes, including as dairy goats, fiber goats, and as a means to maintain property. You will learn how to select the right breed of goat and how to know what to look for in a specific goat. You will also learn about how to start the process of breeding goats, including the care for the mother, separation of the father, and the necessary care for the kid once it is born. You will learn how to properly house goats and what they require from you to remain healthy and happy, both in their feed and their space. Expert goat farmers have been interviewed and have provided their insight and expertise on the topic, building a collection of insights of tips and tricks about raising dairy goats. You will learn how to care for your dairy goats and what special treatment or care they require from you. You will also learn what you need to provide for the dairy goats to produce as much milk as possible. Finally, you will learn how to gather the milk from the dairy goats and how to both process and sell it to maintain your business. For anyone who has ever been interested in raising goats for dairy production, this guide will offer you everything you need.
There are well over 200 identifiable breeds of goat in the world with some 13 in the UK as well as many cross-breeds. Distinctive cheese and yogurt, prime lean meat, and highly prized cashmere and mohair fiber are all products of this unique species. In this well-illustrated manual, the author provides essential information for successful goat keeping. Hilary Matthews has written the chapter on showing which will give the reader an insight into the world of the show ring.
Nigerian Dwarf Goat. Keeping Nigerian Dwarf Goats as Pets. Nigerian Dwarf Goat book for daily care, pros and cons, raising, training, feeding, housing and health.
Considering owning Nigerian Dwarf goats? Perhaps you have already bought a few goats. It is important to know what you are getting into! There is no question they are adorable and amazing! Yet they can also be plenty of work. Knowing the pros and cons, the work involved, and all the benefits can help you to make up your mind. I grew up with animals around the house and these delightful goats always had a special place in my heart. That's the reason why I decide to write a book about these cuties. Some of the Nigerian Goat owners I spoke to are content and others wish they had never gotten involved. Some of them feel overwhelmed and others simply lack the right information. I want to share the benefits of goat ownership. At the same time, I want goat owners to have a clear picture of what they are about to embark on. If you own Nigerian Dwarf goats, their daily care is in your hands so it isn't a decision to make lightly. I believe when you have read this book, you will know if it is right for you to have these gorgeous animals as pets. You will know how to keep your goats happy and how to become a happy goat owner. Covered in this Book: • Basics of breeding • Behaviors and characteristics • Brief history of the goats • Challenges • Coloring • Common mistakes to avoid • Daily care • Difference between Nigerian Dwarf and Pygmy Goats • Exercise • Feeding and watering • Finding a vet • Grooming • Health risks • Height and weight • Hoof trimming • Horn removal • Insurance • Interacting with your goats • Lifecycle • Milking your goats • Paperwork • Preventative care • Pros and cons of ownership • Registration • Resources • Sanitary processing of your milk • Seasonal care • Selling your goats • Shelter • Signs of healthy goats • Supplies to have on hand • Tips for buying goats • Training your goats • Understanding show requirements and disqualifications • Understanding the laws where you reside for goat ownership • Understanding the Nigerian Dwarf Goat • Zoning ......and more.
This handbook is a reference for goat keepers. Valuable to beginners and veteran keepers, it offers helpful information for enjoying the benefits of healthy, productive goats while minimizing costs and problems. The book contains information on the biology, origin and behavior of goats; their many uses; the breed characteristics and physical conformation (of dairy and meat types); buying and transporting tips; housing, fencing and other aspects of management; feed; estrus cycles and breeding; newborn care, udders and milk; horn removal, castration, hooves and foot care; diseases and health care; culling the herd; registering, showing and selling goats; and many other topics. Fully indexed, the work contains numerous photographs, charts and tables.
The Indispensable Goat - With Information on Breeds, Housing, Milking and Other Aspects of Keeping Goats
This early work on goat keeping is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains details on the methods of selection, housing, breeding and other aspects of goat management. This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in the techniques of keeping livestock. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Pygmy Goats as Pets. Pygmy Goats, Mini Goats or Dwarf Goats: Facts and Information. Raising, Breeding, Keeping, Milking, Food, Care, Health and Where
Everything you need to know about Pygmy Goats as pets. This book is a must have guide for anybody passionate about Pygmy Goats, Mini Goats or Dwarf Goats. Facts and information. Raising, breeding, keeping, milking, food, care, health and where to buy all included. The book is written in an easy to read and understandable style. In a straight forward, no nonsense fashion, Elliott Lang covers all aspects of keeping Pygmy Goats. The book is full of sound advice and answers to your questions.
With minimal space and housing needs, dairy goats are a practical choice for the small or backyard dairy farmer. Dairy goats require a smaller investment than Cows and produce easily digested milk that is much in demand for making yogurt, cheese, and other dairy products. The revised and updated fourth edition includes: Updated information on disease diagnosis and treatmentTips on choosing pygmy breedsExpanded coverage of breeding, kidding, and raising kidsMore information on milking, dairying, and cheesemakingExpanded resource section "This book will give answers and help novice goat owners get started. It can also be used by established goat owners wanting a reference in an easy-to-read format." -- John D. Howland, American Goat Society, Inc.
If you have a goat, or are thinking about getting one, you probably have many questions about goats: What kind of goat should I raise? How can I help my goat stay healthy? What should I feed my goats? Can I breed more goats? How do I raise goats for milk or for fiber? This book tells you practically everything that you will need to know, including how to choose, buy, raise, and show all types of goats, from pets to pack goats. Whether you want to bottle feed your kid goat or shear your fiber goat, Gail Damerow gives you friendly, experienced advice on just what to do. She has also included important charts and checklists, so you will know just what to do and when to do it to take the very best care of your goat.
It's all about back to basics: consumers are rejecting "consumption "and looking for more and more ways to reconnect with the earth, the community, and their food sources. Many people who have tried keeping chickens, toyed with turkeys, or even just fantasized about converting their quarter-acre suburban yard into a pasture has no doubt wondered: What about goats? I don't live on a farm--how do these lively, intelligent creatures fit into my life? "Get Your Goat," " "is a comprehensive, engaging way to answer all your questions about keeping goats, as backyard farm animal or even as a pet. "Get Your Goat "is a complete handbook for keeping all breeds of goats on smaller acreage. It includes essential information on the nuts and bolts of goat behavior; an extensive breed guide that teaches you how to make the best choice of breed for your lifestyle; fencing and housing; health and wellness; whether to raise goats for product (milk, meat, fiber) or for companionship; and more . . . written for the new goat keeper, with all the right questions in mind
This practical book offers guidelines for goatkeepers. It gives up-to-date information on the symptoms and control of all the major goat diseases, with particular emphasis on the prevention of illness through good husbandry. A colour photograph sequence shows how a normal kidding should progress.
Are You a Shepherd?Seriously, have you ever herded sheep or for our purposes goats?If you haven't and are up to learning something new, you might want to give it some consideration.Raising goats for pets or other more lucrative or healthy reasons is a smallbut growing industry in the U.S. with ownership of 3.0 million goats.Those numbers are much, much higher in other parts of the world. Well over abillion goats around the world provide, milk, cheese, meat, mohair and more.Most adorable are the pygmy goats that some people adopt as pets.Take a look and decide if becoming a part time shepherd might be in the cards for you.Wendy Hargreaves wrote this book to help anyone that wants to keep goats.Wendy said, “I believe that my book will give all readers enough information in plain language to help them get a good start.”“Many people that have asked me about goats have had reservations because of misinformation which is out there.”“I’ve concentrated on giving the facts, to the best of my knowledge. It is all based on the combined knowledge of many goat owners who have shared their experience, both good and bad, with me directly and during my research," she says.She covers many points which will save each reader time, effort and money and help them treat their goats better from the start.Keeping goats or any other animal is not to be taken on lightly. Your commitment can be for up to seven years and that’s 24 hours a day, seven days a week!But, like almost everyone she has met met who has shared their lives with goats, whether two or hundreds, she found that her experiences with her goats and the people they brought me in contact with, have been some of the most satisfying and enjoyable times in her life.”She is convinced that goat keeping is not push-button easy, but almost anyone that is reasonably fit and gives it a sincere effort, can make a success of keeping goats, whether for pets or as a business.One thing she will guarantee is that your goats will ensure that it won’t be dull!In her own words, “My Guide will help you over the bumps and increase the pleasure and satisfaction you get from your goat adventure.”BONUS: Important Valuable hyperlink information of "The Ultimate Tuscan Home Decorating Guide" + "Family Survival Course" + "The Rogue Student Loan Collector Reveals All" is provided in this eBook!!Grab your copy now! ==================================================Dear Readers: We are dedicated to providing our customers with cutting edge information with the latest and most popular ebooks & hot topics at very affordable prices. Our mission is to create positive change in your life. We carry hundreds of unique titles under many categories for your convenience. Please click on the name "Jennifer Perry" at the top of the page, next to the title, or write "Jennifer Perry" at the search box and you will be taken to our main page in Amazon, where you will be able to check all the interesting, unique and informative titles that we carry at Amazon Kindle.