This updated edition thoroughly explains the basics of selecting a breed, buying, and raising healthy animals. Sayer explains how goats think and how to handle, house, and transport them properly. There is plenty of basic health-care information for preventing disease, addressing common ailments, and breeding safely. Finally, a wealth of information is offered on catering to ethnic populations and marketing the product. With this invaluable resource, experienced and novice farmers alike will find raising goats to be immensely satisfying and profitable.
Copyright 2007, 2010, softcover, 344 pages.