Book Description

Goats are among the earliest animals to be domesticated. Goats are small ruminants who can thrive in areas where larger animals would have more difficulty. The most important goat products are milk, cheese, meat, mohair and leather. This manual is very comprehensive, covering all aspects of goat husbandry. It begins with physiological data on the goat, and continues with an examination checklist. The book covers management, diseases, parasite control and reproduction. It has many illustrations and tables that provide a well-documented and readable resource. This book is also available in Spanish.