Storey’s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats

Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy GoatsAre you considering getting a dairy goat?  Before you get started, you might want to read this handy guide from Storey Publishing.

Storey’s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats by Jerry Belanger and Sara Thomson Bredesen covers all the basics:

  • Breeds.
  • Purchasing goats.
  • Housing.
  • Fencing.
  • Feeding.
  • Grooming.
  • Health.
  • Breeding.
  • Milking.
  • Keeping records.

Along the way, you will find helpful diagrams, schedules, recipes, and more.  You will learn about goat meat, milk composition, and the truth about goat-related myths.

In Storey’s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats you will find answers to many of the questions you may have about getting started and probably some advice on things you haven’t yet considered.  Take the time to read this book before you buy your first goat.  It may prove to be a big help to you.

By hsotr

Pulling from nearly 20 years of experience, Michelle Lindsey started Homestead on the Range to help Kansans and others around flyover country achieve an abundant country lifestyle. Michelle is the author of four country living books. She is also a serious student of history, specializing in Kansas, agriculture, and the American West. When not gardening or pursuing hobbies ranging from music to cooking to birdwatching, she can usually be found researching or writing about her many interests.