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Backyard Dairy Goats: A natural approach to keeping goats in any yard (Hardcover)
Work with nature to raise dairy goats in any yard...
Backyard Dairy Goats is a book focusing on raising dairy goats in a way that respects their nature, on any amount of land.
Backyard dairying is achievable for anyone. It doesn't have to be a dream that may happen one day in the distant future, it could happen now, and this book will show you how.
Topics covered include:
-Everything you need to know about goats - their behaviour, how to feed them, handle them, what they need to thrive, and so on.
-Natural goat health, how to prevent and fix most issues without a vet.
-Learning from observation, and goat behaviour in the wild to provide the right foods for goats to thrive.
-A permaculture approach, looking at the whole backyard ecosystem and the many interactions between goats, animals, garden, people, and trees.
-Goat dairy as a homemade staple food, for health, survival and self reliance. Recipes included
-Small batch cheesemaking.
Backyard Dairy Goats is a practical book to be looked at whenever there is a question about goats, and also a guide that will take the complete beginner from knowing nothing about goats, to finding their first goats, through to being a confident dairy goat owner that can deal with (and prevent) common goat medical issues.