Dairy Goats - With Information on the Breeds, Breeding and Management of Dairy Goats

Publisher: Read Books Ltd. Release date: 2013-04-16

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This rare manual provides information on the breeds, breeding and management of dairy goats, one of the oldest species of animal domesticated by humans. Suitable for the goat farmer, animal husbandry enthusiast or historian, this book provides a comprehensive guide with many details still of practical use today. Summary of contents: Breeds; Selection of Breeding Stock; Management of the Breeding Stock; Care of Doe at Kidding; Rearing the Kids; Horns and Polling; Feeding the Doe; Feeding the Buck; Minerals and Water; Lactation Period; Milking; Characteristics of Goats' Milk; Housing for Goats; Diseases and Parasites of Goats; Methods of Making Cheese; Suggested Readings. Complete with a new introduction and the illustrations featured in the original, we are republishing this vintage work in a high quality, modern, and affordable edition.

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Additional Information

Genre: Technology: general issues

Collection: Aslan Press

Type: EPub

Pages: 22

ISBN: 9781447489320

Additional Information

Genre: Technology: general issues

Collection: Aslan Press

Type: EPub

Pages: 22

ISBN: 9781447489320

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