This rare Swiss dairy breed is making a rebound thanks to the work of dedicated breeders.
The Nubian goat is typically thought of as an African breed. In reality, it traces back to late 1800s England.
For the homesteader with a desire for homegrown milk, the Nigerian Dwarf is a superb choice.
As its name suggests, the LaMancha does have ancestors from Spain, but it was developed entirely in the United States.
The French Alpine is considered an important commercial dairy breed around the world.
The primary use of the Cashmere goat is the production of the prized cashmere fiber. This comes from the goat’s soft undercoat.
Boer is an Afrikaans words meaning “farmer,” which sums up the history of the Boer goat (literally, “farmer’s goat”) nicely.
The Angora comes to us from the Himalayas of Asia Minor. Its origins are so ancient that the details have been lost altogether.
Exactly what the title suggests—an introduction, concise and clear enough for a reader with no prior experience with animals.
Many a dog lover has watched a good Border Collie at work and gone home with a passion for herding. But if you haven’t grown up with working stockdogs, training one for the first time can seem daunting.