British Goats

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Release date: 2019-07-25

Description

Ever wondered why a goat's eyes have rectangular pupils? Or what happened to Thor's goats each day after they finished pulling his thunderous chariot? Do goat's milk, cheese and meat represent more ethical food choices than cow and sheep products, and if so, can goat farming play an important role in humankind's future? Whether you're an aspiring smallholder, cheese fanatic or simply want to know more about our caprine companions, this guide introduces the fascinating history and folklore of goats and examines the development of goatkeeping in Britain, shedding light on one of our most intelligent, curious and mischievous domestic animals. It also explains the origins and features of the sixteen British goat breeds and the qualities of their products, and even has a few craft and recipe ideas for you to try.

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Additional Information

Genre: History

Collection: Shire Publications

Type: EPub

Pages: 64

ISBN: 9781784423599

Additional Information

Genre: History

Collection: Shire Publications

Type: EPub

Pages: 64

ISBN: 9781784423599

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