Jerry Belanger's practical guidance has been indispensible to new and prospective goat owners for over thirteen years. This newly revised and updated edition contains up-to-the-minute information about what's happening in the goat world today. It includes:
* more information about diseases and medication
* new breed information
* new barn plans
* recipes for goat milk products and chevon
* a helpful glossary and source list
* more information on how milk is made, and how to maximize quality and quantity
And of course, the book still provides clear, practical instructions for breeding, kidding, feeding, milking, housing, and all the basics of goat care.
The author is a trusted friend when it comes to raising goats. His reassuring, often humorous style makes reading about goats almost as much fun as raising them.