by Jerry Belanger and Sara Thomson Bredesen
A good, basic introduction to many aspects of dairy goat care. Covers purchasing, housing, fencing, feeding, breeding, and milking, along with other valuable topics. Hardcover, paperback, or Kindle. Read more »
by Pat Coleby
Although Coleby provides information on breeding, feeding, and buying goats for milk, meat, or fiber, most of the book explains her nutrition-based approach to livestock care. Pasture remineralization, a preventative stock lick, and vitamin cures for a variety of diseases figure prominently. Paperback. Read more »
by American Institute for Goat Research
Excellent eight-page download with diagrams, explanations, and color photos. This document loads slowly, but is well worth the trouble. PDF.
Introductory material covers energy, protein, vitamins, minerals, and water. The rest of the download consists of tables comparing the daily nutritional requirements of sheep and goats in most stages of growth and reproduction. PDF.