Keeping Goats: A Practical Guide


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Keeping Goats: A Practical Guide Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: The Crowood Press Ltd
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Pages: 224 Illustrations and other contents: 398 Halftones, color Language: English ISBN: 9780719840012 Categories: ,

Full of information and practical advice, this book will be invaluable for anyone thinking about keeping goats, for those who have recently acquired goats, and for the more experienced keeper. This book provides everything you need to know including: legal requirements; land, fencing, housing and equipment; the breeds that will suit your best and acquiring your goats. There is information on year-round husbandry tasks; feeding and nutrition; health and welfare and breeding and kidding. Detailed guidance is given on dairying, raising for met and other ways to make the most of your goats. This new book is a comprehensive guide to over eighty goats breeds with accompanying photographs.

Weight0.808 kg




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Author Biography

Debbie Kingsley has been keeping livestock for more than three decades and runs popular courses in all aspects of smallholding at her farm in Devon. She has written for smallholding publications for many years and lectures in smallholding.