Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats, 5th Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats, 5th Edition by BREDESEN / BELANGER
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With 307,000 copies sold, this is the most trusted and comprehensive reference on every aspect of dairy goat care, housing, feeding, health care, breeding, and milking. The full-color new edition features the most up-to-date practices and a fresh new design. This best-selling handbook is packed with detailed information on housing, feeding, and fencing dairy goats. It's been the trusted resource on the topic for farmers and homesteaders since it was originally published in 1975, and the new edition ? completely updated and redesigned ? makes Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats more comprehensive and accessible than ever. In-depth sections explain every aspect of milking, including necessary equipment, proper hand-milking techniques, and handling and storing the milk. New color illustrations show each stage of kidding, and substantial chapters on dairy goat health and breeding include the most up-to-date research and practices. AUTHORS: The guidance of goat raiser and author Jerry Belanger has been indispensible to new goat owners for many years, for he has been raising goats since the 1950s. He has written many books including Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats. Belanger is the former editor and publisher of Countryside rSmall Stock Journal. Sara Thomson Bredesen is the coauthor of Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats and a licensed cheese maker and goat cheese promoter. A life member of the American Dairy Goat Association and an active member of the Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association for more than 30 years, she was the owner and operator of one of Wisconsin's first goat cheese farmsteads. SELLING POINTS: ? Complete redesign of a best-selling classic. Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats ? Small-scale goat farming is growing in popularity ? Updated information and new sections ? Part of Storey's best-selling animal-raising series with more than 2.2 million copies sold Full-colour; photographs and illustrations throughout
Publication Date:
01 / 04 / 2018

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