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.
Goats are entertaining and fun! They also have many uses from milk and meat to backpacking and pulling carts. They make great companion animals as well. This basic guide will get you started on the road to keeping your own goats whether you live in the city or in the country. Discover what I call the 'goat channel' as you enjoy the antics and fun-loving character of goats!